The Jungle Book
Release date: October 18th 1967
Length: 78 minutes
Tagline: 'The jungle is jumpin'!'
Purchase Status: Currently in the Disney vault
Sequel: The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
Live-action version: The Jungle Book (2016); sequel in development
The jubilant adventure begins when Mowgli, a little boy raised by wolves, is urged by his friend Bagheera, a wise old panther, to seek safety in the manvillage. Feeling very much at home in the jungle, Mowgli resits and runs off.
Much to Bagheera's dismay, Mowgli meets a new friend with a happy-go-lucky philosophy of life- Baloo the bear, a loveable "jungle-bum". Together, the three buddies find the journey back to civilization anything but civilized! They encounter a crazy orangutan, the sly snake Kaa and the menacing Shere Khan!
♪ Songs (Click for lyrics)
|King Louie||Louis Prima|
|Shere Khan||George Sandersy|
|Colonel Hathi||J. Pat O'Malley|