An Inclusive Litany

9/6/00

From "Violence in G-Rated Animated Films," a study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health that appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association May 24-31, 2000:

Anastasia (1997)
3 injuries, 2 fatalities
weapons used: body, gun, magic, other

Bambi (1942)
2 injuries, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, gun, other

Beauty and the Beast (1991)
3 injuries, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, sword, gun, other

Duck Tales: The Movie (1990)
1 injury, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, sword, magic, other

Peter Pan (1953)
2 injuries, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, sword, gun, explosive, other

Pocahontas (1995)
3 injuries, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, sword, gun, other

Sleeping Beauty (1959)
1 injury, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, sword, magic, other

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
2 injuries, 1 fatality
weapons used: body, sword, poison, other

The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
2 injuries, 2 fatalities
weapons used: body, sword, gun, other

The Last Unicorn (1982)
5 injuries, 3 fatalities
weapons used: body, sword, magic, other

The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
5 injuries, 2 fatalities
weapons used: body, sword, gun, magic, other

The Swan Princess (1994)
9 injuries, 2 fatalities
weapons used: body, sword, magic, other

[Ed.: Another JAMA study from March, 1999 pointed out that many animated characters in G-rated movies use tobacco and alcohol products, needlessly exposing children to temptation.]

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