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Writers:
Felix Salten (from the story by)
Perce Pearce (story)
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Release Date:
14 August 1942 (Brazil) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Walt Disney's multiplane technicolor feature See more »
Plot:
The story of a young deer growing up in the forest after his mother is shot by hunters. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A classic that will never be forgotten See more (126 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order) (verified as complete)

Hardie Albright ... Adolescent Bambi (voice) (uncredited)
Stan Alexander ... Young Flower (voice) (uncredited)
Bobette Audrey ... (voice) (uncredited)
Peter Behn ... Young Thumper (voice) (uncredited)
Thelma Boardman ... Mrs. Quail / Pheasant (voice) (uncredited)
Janet Chapman ... (voice) (uncredited)
Jeanne Christy ... (voice) (uncredited)
Dolyn Bramston Cook ... (voice) (uncredited)
Marion Darlington ... Birds (voice) (uncredited)
Tim Davis ... Adult Thumper / Adolescent Flower (voice) (uncredited)
Donnie Dunagan ... Young Bambi (voice) (uncredited)

Sam Edwards ... Adult Thumper (voice) (uncredited)
Ann Gillis ... Adult Faline (voice) (uncredited)
Otis Harlan ... Mr. Mole (voice) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Eddie Holden ... Chipmunk (voice) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)

Sterling Holloway ... Adult Flower (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Horner ... (voice) (uncredited)
Thelma Hubbard ... Girl Bunny / Quail Mother / Female Pheasant (voice) (uncredited)
Cammie King Conlon ... Young Faline (voice) (uncredited)
Mary Lansing ... Aunt Ena / Mrs. Possum (voice) (uncredited)
Margaret Lee ... Thumper's Mother (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ... Bullfrog (voice) (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Babs Nelson ... (voice) (uncredited)
Sandra Lee Richards ... (voice) (uncredited)
Francesca Santoro ... (voice) (uncredited)

Fred Shields ... Great Prince of the Forest (voice) (uncredited)
Bobby Stewart ... Baby Bambi (voice) (uncredited)
John Sutherland ... Adult Bambi (voice) (uncredited)
Paula Winslowe ... Bambi's Mother / Pheasant (voice) (uncredited)
Elouise Wohlwend ... (voice) (uncredited)

Will Wright ... Friend Owl (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
James Algar (sequence director)
Samuel Armstrong (sequence director) (as Sam Armstrong)
David Hand (supervising director) (as David D. Hand)
Graham Heid (sequence director)
Bill Roberts (sequence director)
Paul Satterfield (sequence director)
Norman Wright (sequence director)
 
Writing credits
Felix Salten (from the story by)

Perce Pearce (story direction)

Larry Morey (story adaptation)

Vernon Stallings (story development) (as George Stallings) &
Mel Shaw (story development) (as Melvin Shaw) &
Carl Fallberg (story development) &
Chuck Couch (story development) &
Ralph Wright (story development)

Produced by
Walt Disney .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Frank Churchill (music by)
Edward H. Plumb (music by) (as Edward Plumb)
 
Art Direction by
Tom Codrick  (as Thomas H. Codrick)
Robert Cormack  (as Robert C. Cormack)
Lloyd Harting 
David Hilberman 
John Hubley 
Dick Kelsey 
McLaren Stewart 
Al Zinnen 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Atwood .... assistant director (uncredited)
Mike Holoboff .... assistant director (uncredited)
Bob Ogle .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Wah Chang .... character maquettes (uncredited)
Jules Engel .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Lew Keller .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Harold Miles .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Sylvia Moberly-Holland .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Maurice Noble .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Zack Schwartz .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Glenn Scott .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
Gustaf Tenggren .... atmosphere sketches (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Keith Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (restorated version)
James MacDonald .... sound effects (uncredited)
C.O. Slyfield .... sound director (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Patrick L. Almanza .... restoration artist (2005 restoration) (as Patrick Almanza)
Casey James Basichis .... restoration artist (2005 restoration) (as Casey Basichis)
Jeff Schiffman .... restoration artist (2005 restoration)
Rachel Clement .... restoration artist (2005 restoration) (uncredited)
Miles E. Pike .... effects animator (uncredited)
Jason Richardson .... restoration artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Max Morgan .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Dick Anthony .... backgrounds (as W. Richard Anthony)
Preston Blair .... animator
Jack Bradbury .... animator (as John Bradbury)
Merle Cox .... backgrounds (as Merle T. Cox)
Marc Davis .... animator (as Fraser Davis)
Phil Duncan .... animator
Art Elliott .... animator
Bernard Garbutt .... animator
Ray Huffine .... backgrounds
Ken Hultgren .... animator (as Kenneth Hultgren)
Travis Johnson .... backgrounds
Ollie Johnston .... supervising animator (as Oliver M. Johnston Jr.)
Bill Justice .... animator
Milt Kahl .... supervising animator (as Milton Kahl)
Eric Larson .... supervising animator
Ed Levitt .... backgrounds
Don Lusk .... animator
Bob McIntosh .... backgrounds (as Robert McIntosh)
Joshua Meador .... animator
Ken O'Brien .... animator (as Kenneth O'Brien)
Art Palmer .... animator
Art Riley .... backgrounds
George Rowley .... animator
Louie Schmitt .... animator (as Louis Schmitt)
Retta Scott .... animator
Stan Spohn .... backgrounds
Joe Stahley .... backgrounds
Frank Thomas .... supervising animator (as Franklin Thomas)
Tyrus Wong .... backgrounds
Edwin Aardal .... animator (uncredited)
Lee J. Ames .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Jerome Brown .... animator (uncredited)
Paul Busch .... animator (uncredited)
Lars Calonius .... animator (uncredited)
Brad Case .... animator (uncredited)
Ugo D'Orsi .... animator (uncredited)
Russ Dyson .... animator (uncredited)
James Escalante .... animator (uncredited)
Paul Fitzpatrick .... animator (uncredited)
Joseph Gayek .... animator (uncredited)
Blaine Gibson .... assistant animator (uncredited)
George Goepper .... animator (uncredited)
Franklin Grundeen .... animator (uncredited)
Harry Hamsel .... animator (uncredited)
Joe Harbaugh .... animator (uncredited)
M. James .... animator (uncredited)
Travis Johnson .... supervising animator: "Thumper" (uncredited)
Milt Kahl .... supervising animator: "Great Prince of the Forest" (uncredited)
Lynn Karp .... animator (uncredited)
Jack Kinney .... animator: opening sequence (uncredited)
Paul B. Kossoff .... animator (uncredited)
Jeanne Lee Keil .... ink and paint artist (uncredited)
Dan MacManus .... animator (uncredited)
Fred Madison .... animator (uncredited)
Murray McClellan .... animator (uncredited)
John McManus .... animator (uncredited)
Bill Melendez .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Art Moore .... animator (uncredited)
James Moore .... animator (uncredited)
Curt Perkins .... layout artist (uncredited)
Willis Pyle .... assistant animator (uncredited)
John Reed .... animator (uncredited)
Glenn Scott .... layout artist (uncredited)
Hazel Sewell .... animator (uncredited)
Sandy Strother .... animator (uncredited)
Frank Thomas .... supervising animator: "Thumper" (uncredited)
Don Tobin .... animator (uncredited)
Harvey Toombs .... animator (uncredited)
Don Towsley .... animator (uncredited)
Noel Tucker .... animator (uncredited)
Karl Van Leuven .... animator (uncredited)
Jim Will .... animator (uncredited)
Vernon G. Witt .... animator (uncredited)
Cornett Wood .... animator (uncredited)
Cy Young .... animator (uncredited)
Robert W. Youngquist .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Charles Henderson .... choral arrangements
Paul J. Smith .... orchestration by
Alexander Steinert .... conducted by
Charles Wolcott .... orchestration by
Edmundo Santos .... lyrics: Spanish version (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Walt Disney .... presents
Donna Atwood .... ice skating model: "Thumper" (uncredited)
Maurice Day .... researcher (uncredited)
Don Graham .... consultant: animal anatomy and motion (uncredited)
Rico Lebrun .... consultant: animal anatomy and motion (uncredited)
Jane Randolph .... ice skating model (uncredited)
Robert Winkler .... voice-over (uncredited)
Dee Worth .... secretary (uncredited)
Vi Zimmerman .... secretary (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Sidney Franklin .... our sincere appreciation: for his inspiring collaboration (as Sidney A. Franklin)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Walt Disney's Bambi" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
70 min | West Germany:65 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (1956) (5.0) (L-R)
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Trivia:
[June 2008] Ranked #3 on the American Film Institute's list of the 10 greatest films in the genre "Animation".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the animals gather around to see new-born Bambi, the spots on Bambi's coat disappear for a moment.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Thumper:Wake up, wake up!
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Little April ShowerSee more »

FAQ

How much time had passed between the scene in which Bambi lost his mother and the next scene, when Bambi is grown up?
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36 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
A classic that will never be forgotten, 3 January 2003
Author: Funkypizza2001 from New Jersey

BAMBI

A Helpless little deer is born by the name of Bambi. He is born among the forest to a grateful Mother. Bambi meets some animal friends for himself, A rabbit named Thumper and a skunk named Flower. Bambi falls in love while he grows up along side his friends. The troubles of the wild life strike when a hunter kills Bambi's mother.The troubles of the emotional for every animal in the forest. A beautiful ending concludes this masterpiece.

This Disney movie has been passed from from one generation at a time. "Bambi" captures your heart and it's one of those movies you can't wait for your own children to see, and then they pass it down to their children and so on. "Bambi" is one of Disney's best and an American treasure.

I give it ***** stars out of *****.

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