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The Jungle Book (1990)

Jungle Book (original title)
A caring she-wolf adopts a lost human baby. He's named Mowgli and raised by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. One day, impish monkeys snatch Mowgli away and take him to their city. Baloo and Bagheera ask Kaa the snake for help.

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Jim Simon

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Roger Scott Olsen (screen play by)
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Uncredited cast:
Jim Cummings ... Baloo (voice) (uncredited)
Jeannie Elias Jeannie Elias ... Mowgli (voice) (uncredited)
Kath Soucie ... Raksha / Wolf Pups / Cobra (voice) (uncredited)
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A caring she-wolf adopts a lost human baby. He's named Mowgli and raised by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. One day, impish monkeys snatch Mowgli away and take him to their city. Baloo and Bagheera ask Kaa the snake for help.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1990 (USA) See more »

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Golden Films See more »
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Decent but nothing great
5 July 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

If you were to compare it to other versions, this Golden Films animation will be sunk. As a standalone it is not too bad, a little better than Jetlag's version anyway. The character designs are rather stiff, the dialogue does have moments of corniness, some of the story felt rushed to me(mainly because of the short length) and Shere Kahn's voice seemed over-done. However, the backgrounds are suitably colourful, the dialogue also has moments of wit and the story will appeal more to the main target audience than Jetlag's version and is sweet on its own merits. The music is catchy enough as well, if not as much as Disney's, the characters are quite likable and the voice work from Jim Cummings and Jeannie Ellias is good. All in all, nothing great and nowhere near the best version but a decent enough animation on its own terms. 6/10 Bethany Cox


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