Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place. Written by
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The Story of Brer Rabbit, Brer Bear & Brer Fox.
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Did You Know?
Although he was occasionally criticized for accepting such a "demeaning" role, James Baskett
's performance as Uncle Remus was almost universally praised by critics and audiences alike. Columnist Hedda Hopper
was one of the many journalists and supporters who declared that Baskett should not only have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 11th Academy Awards ceremony in 1948, but also to win it. See more
Before Uncle Remus tells the story about the Laughing Place, the mud on Ginny's dress disappears and reappears between shots. See more
There's other ways of learning about the behind feet of a mule than getting kicked by them, sure as I'm named Remus. And just because these here tales is about critters like Br'er Rabbit an' Br'er Fox, that don't mean they ain't the same like can happen to folks! So them who can't learn from a tale about critters, just ain't got the ears tuned for listening.
Referenced in Finding Nemo
All I Want
Written by Ken Darby
Performed by the Hall Johnson Choir See more