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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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Plot:
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
David Block .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Marian Dern .... lyricist
 
Other crew
Marian Dern .... script consultant
Mary Roscoe .... assistant to producer
 

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Additional Details

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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Referenced in "Jeopardy!: Episode #26.15" (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Nostralgia for Generation Xers, 5 March 2005
Author: SyberHunterX from United States

When I was growing up, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi was one of those films the teachers and teacher's aides at my elementary school would pull out of the AV room and spool around on film projectors during inclement weather. I can still here the clacking of the film spools wind around even when I watch on my DVD. By middle school and high school, I had all but forgotten about Rikki-Tikki-Tavi until I saw it for sale on DVD. Now that I'm an adult (or something close to resembling one), I can appreciate the stylization Chuck Jones put into crafting Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. This animated short has chills, thrills, spills, and it has enough for the adults that won't make them sick viewing after viewing, which is why I think the teachers would pull Rikki-Tikki-Tavi out of the closet every time the weather was bad and needed to keep us indoors. I saw this film first in the early '80s, and I was somewhat astonished that it was made in the mid-70s, but that makes sense seeing as to how my elementary school was built in the late-70s. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi holds up well and looks as though it could be shown on Cartoon Network next to today's kids cartoons. It's a must see for anyone with a kid or has been one!

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