Jungle Book (1942)

imdb rating6.7Rotten Tomatoes rating57%
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book is given the full treatment in this lavish retelling filled with huge sets, exotic animals, a large cast and the incomparable Sabu, starring as Mowgli, the young orphan boy raised by wolves. Curious to reconnect with his human village, Mowgli returns only to find disappointment in the greed and treachery of man. Over time, Mowgli and the village members do grow to trust one another, but not before the village finds itself under siege. It's up to Mowgli and his jungle friends to save the day.

Director

Zoltan Korda

Cast

Sabu - Mowgli
Joseph Calleia - Buldeo
John Qualen - The Barber
Frank Puglia - The Pundit
Rosemary DeCamp - Messua
Patricia O'Rourke - Mahala
Ralph Byrd - Durga
Faith Brook - English Girl
Noble Johnson - Sikh
John Mather - Rao
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