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The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Actors: Sabu, Rosemary de Camp, Joseph Calleia
Director: Zoltan Korda
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
NR     2009

     
     

Movie Details

Actors: Sabu, Rosemary de Camp, Joseph Calleia
Director: Zoltan Korda
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
Studio: Vina Distribution
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/14/2009
Release Year: 2009
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 4
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Collector's Edition
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Bettter than original
Joseph M. Seda | 11/04/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This has always been a excellent movie. The insertion of the wild animal shots was seamless. Sabu was very good. The remastering especially the colorization was great. It is clean with a low key color that gives it the feel of an old movie with the quality detail of a new one. I have already watched it twice. It is the best of the Jungle Book movies."
Disappointing Quality
Hanford Rose | Hanford, CA USA | 03/29/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I already owned the VHS version of this film and expected the DVD to be of equal or better quality. I was wrong. The picture was blurred; the color was worse; and the sound was constantly adjusting up and down.

There was a long period of blackness; then, the movie suddenly arrived. My first thought was, "This is horrible!" The sound was garbled and the picture was so dark and blurred.

How sad that this film was not properly restored, before someone made a bad copy for DVD. What does 'Digitally Remastered' mean...Make a bad copy of a good, old film?"
Poor Presentation
Kerrith B. Chapman | Potsdam, New York USA | 01/31/2009
(2 out of 5 stars)

"The Jungle Book is a wonderful movie, in beautiful technicolor, that deserves a much better presentation than this DVD.

The movie is so bright that one can barely see that it is in color and barely tell what is happening in the movie. I was able to make it watchable by drastically changing the brightness and color controls on my TV, and then it had nowhere near the color and clarity that I had seen when the movie played recently on TCM.

If you are not comfortable changing these controls, don't buy this version of the movie.

This movie deserves a much better treatment."