The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling (novel)
Laurence Stallings (screenwriter)
Sabu, Joseph Calleia, John Qualen (starring)
Zoltan Korda (director)

Los Angeles: Walt Disney Productions, Circa 1942. Collection of three vintage oversize borderless double weight reference photographs from the 1942 film. Printed mimeo snipes and photographer stamps on the versos.

Based on the 1894 collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling. A Technicolor live-action version of the classic Kipling stories, made by the Hungarian-born filmmaking team of director Zoltan Korda, producer Alexander Korda, and art director Vincent Korda. The production brilliantly utilized live exotic animals, and featured Indian actor Sabu as Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves who can communicate with the animals of the jungle. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Cinematography.

Shot on location in Sherwood Forest, California.

9 x 12 inches. Fine.

Criterion Collection, Eclipse Series 30.

[Book #159797]