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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi -- A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobrae.

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Director:
Writers:
Chuck Jones (written by) and
Rudyard Kipling (story)
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Release Date:
9 January 1975 (USA) See more »
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A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobrae. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Orson Welles ... Narrator / Nag / Chuchundra (voice)

June Foray ... Nagaina the Cobra, Wife of Nag / Teddy's Mother / Darzee's Wife (voice)

Les Tremayne ... Father (voice)
Michael LeClair ... Teddy (voice)
Shepard Menken ... Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the Mongoose (voice)
Lennie Weinrib ... Darzee the Tailorbird (voice)
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Directed by
Chuck Jones 
 
Writing credits
Chuck Jones (written by)

Rudyard Kipling  story

Produced by
Joseph Aidlin .... associate producer (as Joseph W. Aidlin)
Oscar Dufau .... co-producer
Chuck Jones .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dean Elliott 
 
Film Editing by
Sam Horta 
 
Production Design by
Oscar Dufau 
 
Production Management
Peggy Drumm .... production supervisor
Don Foster .... production manager
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Wally Bulloch .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Hal Ambro .... master animator
Retta Davidson .... assistant animator
Tom Ferriter .... assistant animator
John Gibbs .... animator
Marion Jeffress .... ink and paint artist
Don Moore .... background artist
George Nicholas .... master animator
Bob Ogle .... assistant animator
Joe Roman .... animator
Bob Tyler .... assistant animator
Lloyd Vaughan .... special animator
George Wheeler .... layout artist
Irv Wyner .... background artist
 
Music Department
Marian Dern .... lyricist
 
Other crew
Marian Dern .... script consultant
Mary Roscoe .... assistant to producer
 

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Runtime:
30 min
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Quotes:
[first lines]
Teddy:Here's a dead mongoose. Let's have a funeral!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Jeopardy!: Episode #26.15" (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful movie, with unforgettable characters, April 12, 2006, 12 April 2006
Author: chickenrun85 from Texas

Thinking back this was one of my favorite movies as a kid, after seeing it for the first time, I remember dragging my mom to every movie rental store in the town, but could never find it. I have seen it maybe 3 or 4 times in my life, but when ever it would come on, I was instantly glued to the TV. It is a story about a mongoose, who is swept out of his den, by a flash flood, and is then adopted by a caring family, who drys him, cleans him, and fattens him up with bananas. In return for the kindness they have shown to him, he saves the family from 2 evil cobras living in their gardens. I would recommend this movie to any Chuck Jones fan, or anyone who loves classic cartoons, and also to check out his other classic 'The White Seal'.

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