7.6/10
166
6 user 4 critic

Jungle Cat (1960)

This documentary chronicles the life of a female spotted jaguar in the South American jungle.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?

Director: Fletcher Markle
Stars: Émile Genest, John Drainie, Tommy Tweed
Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When a cougar raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest reverts to its natural instincts, the consequence could threaten its life.

Director: Winston Hibler
Stars: Ron Brown, Brian Russell, Linda Wallace
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A hound puppy lost in the woods is nurtured by a female raccoon and forms an enduring bond with one of her cubs.

Director: Tom McGowan
Stars: Rex Allen, Oscar Busch
Out of Scale (1951)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Donald Duck has a model train and town laid out in his yard. He decides to move a live tree that doesn't match the model scale, not realizing it is home to chipmunks Chip and Dale. They in turn move into one of the miniature houses.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Perri (1957)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

True-Life nature photography is used to tell the tale of a female tree squirrel named Perri who encounters many different forest creatures, both friendly and dangerous, as she grows up through the four seasons and finds a mate named Porro.

Directors: Paul Kenworthy, Ralph Wright
Stars: Winston Hibler
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Donald Duck battles with those mischievous chipmunks Chip and Dale who are intent on raiding his nut butter shop.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Family | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Milotte's spend three years in Africa filming a lion.

Director: James Algar
Stars: Winston Hibler
Good Scouts (1938)
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Donald Duck is Scoutmaster of his nephews on a camping trip at Yellowstone National Park, but his lack of leadership skills results in the Scouts having to help the Scoutmaster out of one predicament after another.

Director: Jack King
Stars: Clarence Nash
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Chip and Dale are worried about gathering enough acorns for the winter until park ranger Donald comes along with a bag full he's trying to plant.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Summer Magic (1963)
Comedy | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A Bostonian widow moves with her kids to the country.

Director: James Neilson
Stars: Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Burl Ives
Documentary | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The wildlife of the arctic is explored in this true-life adventure.

Director: James Algar
Stars: Winston Hibler, Volmer Sørensen
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Winston Hibler ...
Narrator
Edit

Storyline

This documentary chronicles the life of a female spotted jaguar in the South American jungle.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Jaguar...SAVAGE LORD OF THE AMAZON! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 October 1960 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

A True-Life Adventure: Jungle Cat  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Secrets of Life (1956) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
old style nature film
18 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is the last of Disney's A TRUE-LIFE ADVENTURE Feature. It follows a female jaguar in the Amazon as well as the wild life world she comes in contact with. There's the wild Iguazu Falls before it's over-run by tourists. The sloth is endearing and a real eye-opener back then. The lengthy battle between the jaguar and the anaconda is epic.

This is an old style nature film. Disney has been called out for manipulating footage. Certainly, they humanized the animals to make them relateable. It's an old fashion concept. Old photographs of Civil War battlefields were manipulated as much as these films. It was another era. While one can talk about some of these deficiencies, one also cannot deny the wide-spread appeal of these films and its influence on nature-conservation.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page