The Jungle Book
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Synopsis

Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, has to be taken to a man-village by his friend, Bagheera the panther, to protect him from the fearsome tiger Shere Kahn. Along the way, Mowgli runs into Col. Hathi's elephant brigade, befriends bear Baloo, and has hypnotic encounters with Kaa the snake, before facing Shere Kahn himself.
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Characters

Baloo
(Voice: Phil Harris)
Bagherra
(Voice: Sebastian Cabot)
King Louie
(Voice: Louie Prima)
Shere Khan
(Voice: George Sanders)
Kaa
(Voice: Sterling Holloway)
Colonel Hathi
(Voice: James "J." Pat O' Malley)
Mowgli
(Voice: Bruce Reithermann)

Music Sources

Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman : "Colonel Hathi's March "
Gilkyson, Terry : "The Bare Necessities "
Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman : "I Wan'na Be Like You "
Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman : "Trust in Me "
Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman : "That's What Friends Are For "
Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman : "My Own Home "


Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar): Best Music, Original Song ("The Bare Necessities")

Distributor(s)

Buena Vista Distribution

Contains Reused Animation from:

One Hundred and One Dalmatians
The Sword in the Stone
Goliath II
The Wind in the Willows
Bambi

Reused Animation Used in:

Robin Hood

Milestones

  • This was the last animated feature Walt Disney was personally involved with.

VHS

United States

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book

DVD

United States

The Jungle Book: 40th Anniversary Edition
The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book

BluRay Disc

United States

The Jungle Book

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 78:27
Production No.: 2179
MPAA No.: 21484
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.75 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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