The Jungle Book

Trivia: The vultures at the end of the movie are meant to represent the Beatles, and are the same voices used for Yellow Submarine.

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.

Trivia: In a scene near the beginning of the movie, Mowgli is jumped on by his wolf family. The exact way they jump on him, lick him, and the way Mowgli wipes his face afterwards is identical to a scene in The Sword in the Stone when Wort is greeted by his dogs.

Trivia: Walt Disney died before the film's release. It was believed that if this film was a major commercial failure, Disney would stop making animated films. Fortunately, the film was a huge success.

Trivia: King Louie is largely an original character created by Disney; he doesn't appear in the "Jungle Book" anthologies, since orangutans aren't native to India.

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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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Question: Since Bagheera knows where the village is, why not just take infant Mowgli there and save everyone a lot of trouble?

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Answer: The animals considered man a strange creature and did not understand their ways, like wearing clothes and shoes. They were scared when Mowgli brought them fire. They only knew jungle ways, they figured the humans would eat him, like any small creature left on his own. Plus they knew man as a hunter and killer.

Answer: He does say in the beginning of the movie that a village wasn't close by he knew where it was but it would have taken him several days to get the baby there. Plus the baby was going to need nourishment, or he would have died.

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