Disney slap racism warnings on classic films Peter Pan, Dumbo and The Jungle ...

Disney has slapped racism warnings on some of its classic movies including Peter Pan and The Jungle Book.

Viewers are now alerted to sensitive scenes involving any negative racial depictions or outdated ethnic stereotypes. 

A disclaimer reads: 'This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.

'These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now. Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together.'

Old films and TV shows have received intense scrutiny this year as Black Lives Matter protests thrust racial issues under the spotlight. 

In June Sky plastered 'outdated values' disclaimers on 16 of its films as recent as the 2016 remake of the Jungle Book.

Warning: A series of classic animated Disney films , among them Peter Pan (pictured) have been given content advisory warnings to alert p viewers of any negative racial depictions

Warning: A series of classic animated Disney films , among them Peter Pan (pictured) have been given content advisory warnings to alert p viewers of any negative racial depictions

Not so harmless: Dumbo comes under fire for its references to racist segregationist laws in the deep south, as well as its use of affected African-American voices

Not so harmless: Dumbo comes under fire for its references to racist segregationist laws in the deep south, as well as its use of affected African-American voices

What are the warnings for each Disney film?

Peter Pan (1953): Viewers are warned that Native American Indians are referred to as 'redskins' and that dancing in native American headdresses is a 'form of mockery and appropriation of Native peoples' culture and imagery'.

The original also had a song entitled What Makes The Red Man Red, although this was later restyled What Makes The Brave Man Brave. 

The Aristocats (1970): Warning highlights a scene where one of the cats - voiced by a white actor - chants stereotypical Chinese 'words' in an accent while playing piano with a pair of chopsticks.

Jungle Book (1967): Film highlighted for its perceived use of negative racial stereotypes. 

The character of King Louie, an ape, has been accused of perpetuating a racist stereotype as African-Americans.

Lady and the Tramp: Movie placed on list due to its perceived stereotyping of Asians courtesy of Siamese cats Si and Am, while a dog pound features canines with largely ethnic names and accents. 

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Disney's warnings are understood to be part of an ongoing review carried out by the company across its extensive back catalogue of films. 

Other features to include the warning are 1970 musical comedy The Aristocats, canine love story Lady and the Tramp - a hit for Disney in 1955 - and 1960 adventure Swiss Family Robinson.

In relation to The Aristocats - a film about a group of musical felines - Disney warns viewers about a scene where one of the cats, who is voiced by a white actor, chants out

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