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Lambert the Sheepish Lion (1952)

A delivery stork mistakenly delivers Lambert, a lion cub, to a flock of sheep. The mother won't let the stork take him back, so Lambert is raised as a sheep, but he just doesn't fit in. He ... See full summary »

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A delivery stork mistakenly delivers Lambert, a lion cub, to a flock of sheep. The mother won't let the stork take him back, so Lambert is raised as a sheep, but he just doesn't fit in. He grows up cowardly, until the day his mother is chased by a wolf. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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8 February 1952 (USA)  »

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Lambert, el león cordero  »

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GOOFY HOLLER: When Lambert head butts the wolf off a cliff near the end of the cartoon. See more »

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Mr. Stork: [looks at his invoice after discovering that he has brough a baby lion to a small sheep pasture] Lambert? But that's no lamb at all. Lambert is a lion! South Africa? Oh, goodness me! I've got to do some flying...
[runs over to the flock]
Mr. Stork: Come, Lambert! Uh, pardon me. I beg your pardon...
[steps over the other ewes]
Mr. Stork: Sorry, sorry! Oh, uh
[laughs]
Mr. Stork: Mrs. Sheep?
[Lambert plays with her bell]
Mr. Stork: I'm afraid there's been a slight bungle, heh heh.
[picks up Lambert]
[...]
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References Dumbo (1941) See more »

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Courage for Lambert. My favourite Disney short...
7 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I remember watching 'Lambert the Sheepish Lion' on the Disney channel years and years ago. It was my favourite Disney short. In summary, Lambert is a lion cub who is mistakenly given to a sheep. Lambert is ridiculed by the other sheep until there is trouble and he must save the sheep from danger. By doing this, he gains his courage. The theme tune to this little short is very catchy, and it's just a feel-good story with the ironic little twist and the feeling of success that Lambert has become a hero now instead of being bullied. Out of all these years, I have never forgotten this little short, and I can vaguely remember the tune.


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