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Mowgli and Baloo Jungle Book Framed Disney Original Production Cel

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Frame - 21.5 x 19 Image - 10.75 x 9

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Mowgli and Baloo Jungle Book Framed Disney Original Production Cel is a one-of-a-kind work of art used in the making of the 1967 Disney animated film. If you love the classic duo of Mowgli and Baloo, this is the perfect cel! The cel comes from a short scene of the two friends hanging out shortly after talking with the vultures, Buzzie, Flaps, Ziggy, and Dizzy [https://youtu.be/I4zCwwBgquc?t=49]. The way Mowgli is perched on his best friend's back evokes a playful whimsy that would give any home a dash of Disney friendship and magic. This piece comes framed in dark brown wood frame.

 

About Jungle Book:

The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Based on Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th Disney animated feature film. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, it was the last film to be produced by Walt Disney, who died during its production. The plot follows Mowgli, a feral child raised in the Indian jungle by wolves, as his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear try to convince him to leave the jungle before the evil tiger Shere Khan arrives.

The early versions of both the screenplay and the soundtrack followed Kipling's work more closely, with a dramatic, dark, and sinister tone which Disney did not want in his family film, leading to writer Bill Peet and composer Terry Gilkyson being replaced. The casting employed famous actors and musicians Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, George Sanders and Louis Prima, as well as Disney regulars such as Sterling Holloway, J. Pat O'Malley and Verna Felton, and the director's son, Bruce Reitherman, as Mowgli.

The Jungle Book was released on October 18, 1967, to positive reception, with acclaim for its soundtrack, featuring five songs by the Sherman Brothers and one by Gilkyson, "The Bare Necessities". The film initially became Disney's second highest-grossing animated film in the United States and Canada, and was also successful during its re-releases. The film was also successful throughout the world, becoming Germany's highest-grossing film by number of admissions. Disney released a live-action adaptation in 1994 and an animated sequel, The Jungle Book 2, in 2003; a live-action remake directed by Jon Favreau was released in 2016.