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The Jungle Book is a American animated musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney The plot follows Mowgli, a feral child raised in the Indian jungle by wolves, as his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear try to . In the original book, the vultures are grim and evil characters who feast on the dead.
The Real-Life Inspiration For Mowgli In The Jungle Book Was A Feral Child Raised By Wolves
Based on Rudyard Kipling 's book of the same name , it is the 19th Disney animated feature film. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman , it was the last film to be produced by Walt Disney , who died during its production. The plot follows Mowgli , a feral child raised in the Indian jungle by wolves, as his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear try to convince him to leave the jungle before the evil tiger Shere Khan arrives. The early versions of both the screenplay and the soundtrack followed Kipling's work more closely, with a dramatic, dark, and sinister tone which Disney did not want in his family film, leading to writer Bill Peet and composer Terry Gilkyson being replaced. The Jungle Book was released on October 18, , to positive reception, with acclaim for its soundtrack, featuring five songs by the Sherman Brothers and one by Gilkyson, " The Bare Necessities ".
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Doing homework. I was just a normal kid. That has all changed. Jon [Favreau, director] got into the puppet at times. I got to interact with him which made it a lot easier.
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Mowgli is a featured article , which means it has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Disney Wiki community. If you see a way this page can be updated or improved without compromising previous work, please feel free to contribute. A young, orphaned boy with an adventurous spirit, Mowgli had been raised by a pack of wolves in the jungles of India , since infancy. When a murderous tiger becomes determined to kill him, however, Mowgli is forced to leave his pack to live amongst humans in the Man-Village. Refusing to abandon his wild side, Mowgli instead strives to find a new place in the jungle, preferably with a fun-loving bear named Baloo.
Favreau, Marks, and producer Brigham Taylor developed the film's story as a balance between Disney's animated adaptation and Kipling's original works, borrowing elements from both into the film. Principal photography commenced in , with filming taking place entirely in Los Angeles. The film required extensive use of computer-generated imagery to portray the animals and settings. The film received praise for its visual effects, vocal performances, direction, musical score, and its faithfulness to the original animated film. Mowgli is a "man-cub" raised by the wolf Raksha and her pack, led by Akela , in an Indian jungle ever since he was brought to them as an infant by the black panther Bagheera.