Jungle Book

Based on The Jungle Book (1894) by Rudyard Kipling
Release: 18-Oct-1967
This is the last animated feature personally produced by Walt Disney
It grossed $26 million in the first month after release
Released on video in 1991
Released on laserdisc in 1992

Tape annotation
Snap your fingers, tap your toes and swing into Walt Disney's coolest Classic, The Jungle Book! Join Mowgli the man-cub as he journeys through the jungle with the best friends a boy could wish for - the loyal panter Bagheera and a free-spirited bear named Baloo. Together, they encounter some of the wildest Disney characters ever created, including everyone's favorite beboppin' orang-utan, King Louie! Through it all, it's loveable Baloo who teaches Mowgli the "Bare Necessities" of life and the true meaning of friendship. Filled with joyful jazzy music and thrilling adventures, The Jungle Book is a swingin', singin' song-filled celebration you'll never forget!

Phil Harris - Baloo
Sebastian Cabot - Bagheera
Louis Prima - King Louie
George Sanders - Shere Khan
Sterling Holloway - Kaa
J. Pat O'Malley - Colonel Hathi, Buzzie
Bruce Reitherman - Mowgle
Verna Felton and Clint Howard - elephants
John Abbott - Akela
Ben Wright - Rama
Chad Stuart - Flaps
Digby Wolfe - Ziggy
Lord Tim Hudson - Dizzy
Darleen Carr - Sari (the girl)
Hal Smith; Pete Henderson; Leo de Lyon; Bill Skiles

Song Lyrics
The Bare Necessities (and reprise)
That's What Friends are For (The Vulture Song)
Colonel Hathi's March (and reprise)
My Own Home (The Jungle Book Theme)
Trust in Me (The Python's Song)
I Wanna Be Like You (The Monkey Song)


Baloo - production drawing

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