Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Five Jungle Book Fun Facts

TADW's putting on Disney's Jungle Book this summer!  Here are five fun facts!

1)  The original Jungle Book was written by Rudyard Kipling.  Want to study story development?  Read the original: free download here.

2)  Disney's 1967 animated film version of Jungle Book, inspired by the Mowgli stories in Kipling's book, reworks some of the elements of the plot, characters and even the pronunciation of the characters' names.

3)  Disney's Robin Hood, features a version of Little John (voiced by Phil Harris) that strongly resembles Baloo.

4) Turns out Baloo also speaks Dutch!

5)  Jungle Book was done in Anime as a Japanese series in the late 1980's:

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