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The Legend of Lobo (1962)

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Tells the life story of a wolf named Lobo. He grows from a playful, curious cub into a wolf with a huge bounty on his head. Along the way he makes friends with deer, tangles with ... See full summary »

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Tells the life story of a wolf named Lobo. He grows from a playful, curious cub into a wolf with a huge bounty on his head. Along the way he makes friends with deer, tangles with rattlesnakes, has a family, and matches wits with man. The movie doesn't try to sugarcoat the truth and is as close to real life as can be in a movie. Written by Wolvex

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wolf | animal

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He ruled a savage empire!

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7 November 1962 (USA)  »

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A Montanha do Lobo Solitário  »

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There is no dialogue in the film, a very adventurous move from such a "safe" studio as Disney. See more »

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Himself - Narrator: Singing: Across the lonely campfire when the wolves begin to call. The riders tell the story of the bravest wolf of all. The king of all the hunters, born to lead the rest. His name became a legend across the great southwest. Lobo Lobo your name will survive for no man could bring you in dead or alive!
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The Legend of Lobo
Written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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A unique way of telling a story
18 April 2000 | by (Columbia, SC) – See all my reviews

Ernest Thompson Seton's story has been brought to the screen in a remarkable and unique way. There is no dialogue in the whole movie. The story is told through narration by Rex Allen (who had the perfect voice for this sort of thing) and music performed by the Sons of the Pioneers. (The title song, which reappears throughout the film, was written by the Sherman Brothers.) Oliver Wallace provides a nice music score and the outdoor photography by Jack Couffer and Lloyd Beebe is beautiful. All of these elements combine to form a very entertaining film. May the legend live on.


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