The Jungle Book (1942) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sabu, Rosemary DeCamp

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Alexander Korda's live action production of The Jungle Book is a faithful adaptation of Rudyard Kiplings novel. The famous Indian actor, Sabu, plays Mowgli, a
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native boy lost in the jungle and raised by wolves.

Mowgli is friends with many jungle creatures. But one hates him. The tiger is the enemy of man and wishes to kill Mowgli.

As a young adult, Mowgli enters the world of man where he learns about the world of humans. In the finding of a lost city he learns of man's greed.

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Script Analysis of The Jungle Book (1942)

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Animal or Object Story    -   Yes Kind of animal or object:    -   person raised by animals/wilderness

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Indian Indian


Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   India Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   lost city

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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