JungleBook

The Jungle Book (1967)

Official Release Date: October 18, 1967
Copyright: Walt Disney Productions © 1967
Distributed by: Buena Vista Distribution Co., Inc.
MPAA Rating
: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted) [retroactive in 1978]
Length: 78 Minutes

Cast and Characters
  Cast Character/Performance Notes
John Abbott Akela credited as 'Wolves'
Sebastian Cabot Bagheera
Darleen Carr Shanti credited as 'The Girl'
Disney Studio Chorus “Colonel Hathi’s March (Reprise)
Disney Studio Chorus “Colonel Hathi’s March (The Elephant Song)
Verna Felton Winifred credited as 'Elephants'
Phil Harris Baloo
Sterling Holloway Kaa
Clint Howard Baby Elephant credited as 'Elephants'
Lord Tim Hudson Dizzy credited as 'Vultures'
J. Pat O’Malley Buzzie
J. Pat O'Malley Colonel Hathi
Louis Prima King Louie
Thurl Ravenscroft Shere Khan singing
Bruce Reitherman Mowgli
George Sanders Shere Khan speaking
Chad Stuart Flaps credited as 'Vultures'
Digby Wolfe Ziggy
Ben Wright Rama

Music
Music by George Bruns
Songs by Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman

Songs
 Song Composer/ Lyricist Performers Notes
The Bare Necessities Terry Gilkyson Phil Harris as Baloo & Bruce Reitherman as Mowgli
The Bare Necessities (Reprise) Sebastian Cabot as Bagheera & Phil Harris as Baloo
Colonel Hathi’s March (Reprise) Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman Disney Studio Chorus & J. Pat O’Malley as Colonel Hathi
Colonel Hathi’s March (The Elephant Song) Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman Disney Studio Chorus & J. Pat O’Malley as Colonel Hathi
I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman Phil Harris as Baloo, Louis Prima as King Louie, & Bruce Reitherman as Mowgli
My Own Home Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman Darleen Carr as Shanti
That’s What Friends Are For (The Vulture Song) Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman Lord Tim Hudson as Dizzy, J. Pat O’Malley as Buzzie, Thurl Ravenscroft as Shere Khan, Bruce Reitherman as Mowgli, Chad Stuart as Flaps, & Digby Wolfe as Ziggy
Trust In Me (The Python Song) Robert M. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman Sterling Holloway as Kaa
Awards
Award Year Winner/ Nominee Category Recipient Notes
Academy Awards 1967 (40th) Nominee Music (Song) Terry Gilkyson 'The Bare Necessities'
Grammy Awards 1967 (10th) Nominee Best Recording for Children The Jungle Book

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