Disney+ blocks under-sevens from watching 'racist' Peter Pan, Dumbo and The ...

Disney+ blocks under-sevens from watching 'racist' Peter Pan, Dumbo and The Aristocats amid warnings that they breach 'content advisories' Dumbo and The Aristocats among those removed from the children's section  They were found to have breached 'content advisories' recently installed  Parents are shocked after trying to watch films on the £5.99-per-month service

By Katie Hind Showbusiness Editor For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 22:12 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 22:12 GMT, 23 January 2021

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Generations of children have been charmed by the magical tale of the boy who never grew up, but Peter Pan is now on a list of banned movies.

Bosses at Disney have blocked anyone under the age of seven from watching the 1953 animated classic on its streaming service over concerns that it portrays racial stereotypes, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

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Three other long-standing family favourites – The Aristocats, Swiss Family Robinson and Dumbo – have also been removed from children’s accounts for breaching ‘content advisories’ that were recently put in place.

Parents have been left dumbfounded after trying to watch the films on Disney’s £5.99-per-month service. One said: ‘I wanted to watch Peter Pan with my daughter, but I couldn’t find it anywhere.

Films such as the Aristocats, pictured, have been removed from the children's section of Disney +

Films such as the Aristocats, pictured, have been removed from the children's section of Disney +

‘Then I realised they had all gone – they had been removed from the kids’ accounts. It was shocking.’

It is understood the main reason behind Peter Pan being blocked is because it features a Native American tribe whose members are referred to as

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