Episode of Series “A Kipling classic from ‘The jungle books’”.
An animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family’s defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Narrated by Orson Welles. Teacher’s notes accompany the video.
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