About

The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life and the true meaning of friendship.

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Directed by

Wolfgang Reitherman

Written by

Rudyard Kipling (Novel)
Ralph Wright (Story)
Ken Anderson (Story)
Larry Clemmons (Story)
Vance Gerry (Story)

Runtime

78 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Jungle is JUMPIN'!

Cast

Keywords

orphan musical jungle anthropomorphism narration human animal relationship indian lead animal lead feral child walt disney

Photos

Lists

#407 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song