The Jungle Book

After having been taken to the edge of the Man-Village by Bagheera and Baloo, Mowgli becomes smitten with a young girl collecting water and follows her into the village.

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Continuity mistake: The scene where Col. Hathi inspects his troops, he leans on his stick and it breaks. However, in the next scenes, the stick you see is sometimes broken and sometimes it is still complete.

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Mowgli: Oh, Baloo, I wanna stay with you.
Baloo: Certainly, you do.
Bagheera: Oh? And just how do you think he will survive?
Baloo: "How do you think he will... " What do you mean how do you think he... He's with me, ain't he? And I'll learn him all I know.
Bagheera: Oh? That shouldn't take too long.

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Trivia: The music for Kaa's song "Trust in Me" was taken from an unused Sherman Brothers song "Land of the Sand", originally written for Mary Poppins.

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Question: Why did Shanti lure Mowgli into the village at the end? What was her reason for doing so?

Answer: She was a young girl who was instantly smitten by Mowgli (and he with her) and encouraged him to come into the village, hoping he'd stay. It shows that Mowgli has made the decision to be with his own kind.

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