New Movies: Dumbo Goes to War

First in the week's pack of animals is a precocious pachyderm named Aida, who co-stars with Oliver Reed and Michael J. Pollard in Hannibal Brooks and wins all acting honors by default.

The script, in fact, seems tailored for her heavy tread. A British P.O.W. named Brooks (Oliver Reed) wangles a cushy work detail in a German zoo, where he spends his days caring for the prize elephant (Aida). He develops a platonic crush on the poor beast, so that when the Allies bomb the zoo Brooks resolves to lead his pal to...

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