In 2004, Roy E. Disney commented on the film’s lack of availability to SongoftheSouth.net,
"I am sorry to tell you this is another reason to do our best to move
Eisner out. He has been – for quite a few years now – totally against
(I think AFRAID is a better word) re-releasing Song of the South,
which happens to be one of my favorite of the old Disney films. A
number of us have tried, for some time, to change his mind, to no
The latest commentary on SaveDisney.com wonders why the Disney animated film Song of the South has not been reissued like the rest of its siblings.