History Film / JungleBook

14th Apr '16 8:39:19 AM PaulA
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* NarratorAllAlong: The old man telling the story to the European tourists turns out to be [[spoiler:the main villain of the story--Buldeo, the hunter who harassed Mowgli, almost killed his mother and nearly burned down the forest [[FridgeLogic Why he portrays himself as a villain is anyone's guess.]]]].

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* NarratorAllAlong: The old man telling the story to the European tourists turns out to be [[spoiler:the main villain of the story--Buldeo, the hunter who harassed Mowgli, almost killed his mother and nearly burned down the forest [[FridgeLogic Why he portrays himself as a villain is anyone's guess.]]]].forest]].
14th Apr '16 4:36:48 AM Snicka
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* HumanFocusedAdaptation: Since the technology of the time didn't allow the animals to be portrayed talking, much of the story focuses instead on Mowgli's actions in the man-village and his conflict with Buldeo.
14th Apr '16 4:33:56 AM Snicka
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* NarratorAllAlong: The old man telling the story to the European tourists turns out to be [[spoiler:the main villain of the story--the hunter who harassed Mowgli, almost killed his mother and nearly burned down the forest]].

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* NarratorAllAlong: The old man telling the story to the European tourists turns out to be [[spoiler:the main villain of the story--the story--Buldeo, the hunter who harassed Mowgli, almost killed his mother and nearly burned down the forest]].forest [[FridgeLogic Why he portrays himself as a villain is anyone's guess.]]]].
28th Jul '14 1:13:01 AM PaulA
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* FakeNationality: Sabu is the only actual Indian in the cast, everyone else is played by white people in BrownFace
26th Jul '14 8:42:03 PM DavidLev
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* FakeNationality: Sabu is the only actual Indian in the cast, everyone else is played by white people in BrownFace
18th Jun '12 12:45:08 AM FELH2
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''Jungle Book'' (or ''Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book'') is a 1942 film directed by Zoltan Korda, loosely based on RudyardKipling's ''Literature/TheJungleBook'' and starring [[Film/TheThiefOfBagdad Sabu]] as Mowgli.

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''Jungle Book'' (or ''Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book'') is a 1942 film directed by Zoltan Korda, loosely based on RudyardKipling's Creator/RudyardKipling's ''Literature/TheJungleBook'' and starring [[Film/TheThiefOfBagdad Sabu]] as Mowgli.
6th Mar '12 8:17:52 PM PaulA
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!!This film provides examples of:

* CatsHateWater: Mowgli tries to use this against Shere Khan. (In RealLife, tigers are among the feline varieties that have no problems with water.)
* GoldFever: The film is a flashback told by the lone survivor of a GoldFever Massacre.
* InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt: Was promoted as ''Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book''.
* NarratorAllAlong: The old man telling the story to the European tourists turns out to be [[spoiler:the main villain of the story--the hunter who harassed Mowgli, almost killed his mother and nearly burned down the forest]].
6th Mar '12 7:00:31 PM PaulA
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''Jungle Book'' (or ''Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book'') is a 1942 film directed by Zoltan Korda, loosely based on RudyardKipling's ''Literature/TheJungleBook'' and starring [[Film/TheThiefOfBagdad Sabu]] as Mowgli.

Sabu had also previously starred in Korda's ''Elephant Boy'', which was based on one of the non-Mowgli stories in ''Literature/TheJungleBook''.
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