Bambi

Other mistake: After the great fire scene there is a raccoon that drags her baby to shore and begins cleaning it. A few seconds later the baby has jumped across to the other side of his father and siblings, but the mother does not stop licking.

Other mistake: When Bambi is walking out with his mom for the first time we see, he meets the quails and that is followed by the possums. The possums are hanging upside down. When the possums are shown hanging upside down, the mother possum is on the right-hand side of the babies. When it shows them from Bambi's perspective after he turns his head upside down, she is on their right side. This may have been an intentional decision since maintaining the correct orientation might be perceived as more jarring. (00:09:12)

Continuity mistake: When Bambi falls in love with Faline (both of them are grown up), her eyes are blue. In the next few scenes, her eyes are brown, then they turn back into blue once Bambi and Faline's twins are born.

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Young Bambi: What happened, Mother? Why did we all run?
Bambi's Mother: Man was in the forest.

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Trivia: Some scenes of the woodland creatures and forest fire were actually unused footage from the 1940 Disney movie "Pinocchio."

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Question: Why wouldn't Bambi's mother tell him that the Great Prince of the Forest is also his father?

Answer: Probably so he would not think he is superior to the other fawns and try to lord over them. She would have told him about his father when he was older. This is also a literary plot device by setting up a dramatic reveal at a crucial time (right after Bambi's mother is killed) that Bambi learns his father is the Great Prince. This has a greater emotional punch.

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