The Fox and the hound: a lesson in caution

United States, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “Lessons in Living II”.
This film is a promotional device for the Disney animated feature “The Fox and the hound”. It is a cautionary tale about a young fox named Tod is taken in by an old woman after his mother is killed by a hunter. Full of mischief, young Tod befriends Copper, a hound dog pup. As they grow up, however, their friendship becomes endangered by what they have become - Copper is a hunting dog, and Tod is his prey. Live action written by Philip Abbot who stars as “Uncle Phil.”

Credits

director

Philip Abbott

production company

Walt Disney Educational Media Company

Language

English

Duration

00:08:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32843

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Animation → Animation - Juvenile films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Moral education

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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