Pop Goes The Classics – The Jungle Book (1967)

On the fifteenth installment of the Pop Goes The Classics series looking at the Disney animated features, Andy Atherton, Steve Riddle & Mirandia Berthold look at 1967’s The Jungle Book. They discuss the many aspects of the film including: new and different setting of India; the fear Shere Kahn instills in the animals of the jungle; the secondary villain Kaa; Col. Haithi’s ranks; the relationship between Bagheera & Baloo; King Louis going from friend to foe; “The Bare Necessities” & the brave and selfless acts of the protagonists do to keep Mowgli safe.