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Bambi (1942) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Bambi

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  • 1942
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Bambi, Faline, Thumper, Mother, Aunt Ena, The Great Prince of the Forest, Friend Owl, Flower.
  • Vocal Talent: Bobby Stewart, Donnie Dunagan, John Sutherland (Bambi); Hardy Albright (Older Bambi), Paula Winslowe (Mother, uncredited), Cammie King (Young Faline, uncredited), Ann Gillis (Older Faline, uncredited), Stanley Alexander (Young Flower), Sterling Holloway (Older Flower) Tim Davis (Thumper, Flower) Peter Behn (Young Thumper), Thelma Hubbard (Girl Bunny, Quail Mother, Female Pheasant, uncredited), Thelma Boardman (Mrs. Quail, uncredited), Marion Darlington (Bird Calls, uncredited), Mary Lansing (Aunt Ena, Mrs. Possum, uncredited), Margaret Lee (Mrs. Rabbit, uncredited), Fred Shields (Great Prince of the Forest, uncredited), Will Wright (Owl, uncredited), Bobette Audrey, Janet Chapman, Jeanne Christy, Dolyn Bramston Cook, Otis Harlan, Jack Horner, Babs Nelson, Sandra Lee Richards, Francesca Santoro, Elouise Wohlwend, Donald Novis (singer 'Love Is a Song', uncredited).
  • Directed By David Hand (as David D. Hand).
    Assistant Directors: Jack Atwood, Mike Holoboff, Bob Ogle (uncredited).
    Sequence Directors: James Algar, Bill Roberts, Norman Wright, Sam Armstrong, Paul Satterfield, Graham Heid.
  • Produced By Walt Disney.
  • Animated By Fraser Davis, Bill Justice, Bernard Garbutt (Great Stag), Don Lusk, Retta Scott, Kenneth Hultgren, Ken O'Brien, Louis Schmitt, John Bradbury, Joshua Meador, Phil Duncan, George Rowley, Art Palmer, Art Elliott.
    Animators (Uncredited): Ed Aardal, Preston Blair, Jerome Brown, Paul Busch, Lars Calonius, Brad Case, Ugo D'Orsi, Russ Dyson, J.S. Escalante, Paul Fitzpatrick, Joseph Gayek, George Goepper, Franklin Grundeen, Harry Hamsel, John Harbaugh, M. James, Lynn Karp, Paul B. Kossoff, Dan MacManus, Fred Madison, Murray McClellan, John McManus, James Moore, John Reed, Hazel Sewell, Sandy Strother, Don Tobin, Harvey Toombs, Don Towsley, Noel Tucker, Karl Van Leuven, Jim Will, Vernon G. Witt, Cornett Wood, Cy Young, Robert W. Youngquist.
    Supervising Animators: Franklin Thomas (Bambi, Thumper), Milton Kahl (Deer), Eric Larson (Owl), Ollie Johnston (as Oliver M. Johnston Jr) (Bambi, Thumper).
    Animator, Opening Sequence: Jack Kinney.
  • Written By Perce Pearce (Story Director).
    Story Adaption: Larry Morey.
    Story Development: Vernon Stallings, Melvin Shaw, Carl Fallberg, Chuck Couch, Ralph Wright.
    Original Novel: Felix Salten.
  • Music By Frank Churchill, Edward Plumb.
    Orchestrations: Charles Wolcott, Paul J. Smith.
    Conductor: Alexander Steinert.
    Choral Arrangements: Charles Henderson.
    Sound Director: C.O. Slyfield (uncredited).
  • Art Directors: Thomas H. Codrick, Robert C. Cormack, Al Zinnen, McLaren Stewart, Lloyd Harting, David Hilberman, John Hubley, Dick Kelsey.
  • Layouts: Curtiss D. Perkins, Glenn Scott (uncredited).
  • Backgrounds: Merle T. Cox, Tyrus Wong, Art Riley, Robert McIntosh, Travis Johnson, W. Richard Anthony, Stan Spohn, Ray Huffine, Ed Levitt, Joe Stahley.
  • Artistic Consultant, Inspiring Collaborator: Sidney Franklin.
  • Ice Skating Model: Jane Randolph.
  • Ice Skating Model, "Thumper": Donna Atwood (uncredited).
  • Researcher: Maurice Day (uncredited).
  • Animal Motion and Anatomy Consultant: Don Graham, Rico Lebrun (uncredited).

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The forest is abuzz with the news- a new prince is born in the thicket, a deer fawn named Bambi. With his friends, Thumper the rabbit and Flower the skunk, Bambi learns of the forest's wonders and dangers- especially a danger called "Man." Bambi grows up and...  (more)

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I saw this movie when I was four or five years old. I really enjoyed it, except of course when Bambi's mom dies. As soon as I heard that gunshot and Bambi calling for his mother, I just bawled my eyes out. Except for that one part, this is a great...  (read more)

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Bambi is the story of a curious deer Bambi. Bambi hangs around with His forest friends; a rabbit named Thumper, a skunk named flower, and all the other animals of the forest. All of the animals are friends, they have no enemies except for one: man. This is...  (read more)

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Disney made other films before than some may consider masterpieces, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Pinocchio or Dumbo, but to me, while all those movies have elements of a masterpiece, the animation in Fantasia, or Snow White, the story in...  (read more)

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The cinematography and animation alone makes this movie come alive for all who watch it. My sons enjoy the movie so much, and we talk about what happens to his mother. It truly is a...  (read more)

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Separating itself from all other Disney films, it's unique groundbreaking animation techniques give it the title of Walt Disney's favorite picture. It's wonderful plot building, stunning animation and art make it a visual masterpiece. It...  (read more)

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