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Author: ANN W. O'NEILL
Nobody lights up in "Winnie the Pooh" or "Bambi," we are happy to
report, but "The Aristocats" should go on the patch immediately.
. . The point of all this, according to the suit filed in Burbank, is the
message passed on to children who watch videos of these animated
features. Attorneys for Yoon Soo Ha, who sued in the public interest,
contend that even good-guy characters have bad habits in the films, which
carry no clear message about the downside of booze and tobacco.
In court papers, Ha seeks an injunction ordering Disney to issue
warnings at the beginning and end of the films.
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