“Jungle Book” is a 1942 independent Technicolor action-adventure film by the Korda brothers, loosely adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book (1894). The story centers on Mowgli, a feral young man who is kidnapped by villagers who are cruel to the jungle animals as they attempt to steal a dead king’s cursed treasure. The film was directed by Zoltán Korda and produced by his brother Alexander, with the art direction done by their younger brother Vincent. The screenplay was written by Laurence Stallings. The film stars Sabu as Mowgli.
The Jungle Book is based on a collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling, first published in 1894. It is set in the jungles of India and follows the adventures of a young boy named Mowgli, who is raised by wolves and learns the ways of the jungle from the other animal inhabitants. The most famous stories in the book are “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi,” “The White Seal,” and “The Law of the Jungle.”
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