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Lambert The Sheepish Lion

Lambert The Sheepish Lion (1952) Theatrical Cartoon Lambert The Sheepish Lion

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Lambert, Lambs, The Hungry Wolf, Mr. Stork, Mrs. Sheep.
  • Originally Released in 1952.
  • Color
  • Running Time: 8 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.
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The stork mistakenly delivers Lambert, a baby lion, to a flock of sheep. The mother won't let the stork take him back, so Lambert is raised as a sheep, but he just doesn't fit in. He grows up cowardly, until the day his mother is chased by a wolf.

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This is a great cartoon about acceptance and self-discovery without having to completely conform to the crowd. But the stork was too cavalier about his mistake. He was callous, in fact. What's more, we never see what happened to Lambert's natural...  (read more)

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I love this cartoon. I sing lambert the sheep loving lion at work all the time. Now I can prove it,s real

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We used to have heaps of Mickey & Donald cartoons on tape - this is one of my all time favorites - I am singing the song right now!! Now he's a wild &...  (read more)

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This was one of my favorite books as a child (I'm 31 now) and I too had only seen the movie once, but I can still remember the sheep singing Lamberts name. I sing the same goofy tune to my 7 year old as we read the same Disney lambert book I had at...  (read more)

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I only saw this cartoon once, when I was a little kid (I'm 36 now), but it has stayed with me ever since. Nobody else (save for Holly and thechad5) ever remembers Lambert but I've always held him in my heart. And Yes, the bit where Lambert snaps...  (read more)

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