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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Phil Harris
Sebastian Cabot
Louis Prima
Directors
Wolfgang Reitherman
Screenwriters
Larry Clemmons
Ralph Wright
Ken Anderson
Vance Gerry
Running Time
78 minutes

The Jungle Book
Still king of the swingers


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Plot
An animated adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s famous tale of a lost human child raised by a pack of wolves, who is helped by a clever panther and a easy-going bear, and hindered by a hungry tiger and the power-crazed king of the monkeys, to return to his own kind.


Verdict
It's a slight tale, of course, and incredibly short, but the characters and songs are pretty much perfect viewing time and again.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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