Jungle Book Poster

Release Date: 1942

DVD Release Date: January 29th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
The father of young Mowgli (Sabu) is killed by a jungle tiger during the child's early years. Having no family, the boy lives with wolves and befriends a variety of animals. After several years, Mowgli is discovered and returned to his mother, and must grow accustomed to human practices. When Mowgli and new love interest Mahala (Patricia O'Rourke) trek into the jungle together, they discover treasure that causes Mahala's father, Buldeo (Joseph Calleia), to get greedy, with tragic consequences.

Cast: Sabu , Joseph Calleia, John Qualen, Frank Puglia, Rosemary DeCamp, Noble Johnson, Patricia O'Rourke, Ralph Byrd

Director: Zoltan Korda

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Alexander Korda Films

Keywords: Father, Suspenseful, Growing up, Sacrifice, Heartwarming, Love, Emotional, Mother


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