Jungle book

United States, 1942

Film
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A young boy returns to his native village attempting to adapt to human customs and his adopted family. The discovery of a coin in the jungle awakens the greed of the village people who hope to discover a legendary buried treasure. Disillusioned by the greed and violence of humanity he retreats to his loyal and trusted friends…the beasts of the jungle. Stars Sabu. Based on “Jungle book” by Rudyard Kipling.

Credits

director

Zoltan Korda

producer

Alexander Korda

production company

United Artists Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:44:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37303

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → Children's literature

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Places → India

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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