The Jungle Book (1942) Script

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Director:Zoltan Korda
Written by:Rudyard Kipling (Novel), Laurence Stallings (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book is given the full treatment in this lavish retelling filled with huge sets, exotic animals, a large cast and the incomparable Sabu, starring as Mowgli, the young orphan boy raised by wolves. Curious to reconnect with his human village, Mowgli returns only to find disappointment in the greed and treachery of man. Over time, Mowgli and the village members do grow to trust one another, but not before the village finds itself under siege. It's up to Mowgli and his jungle friends to save the day.

Captain’s Courageous Script

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Director:Victor Fleming
Written by:Rudyard Kipling (Novel), John Lee Mahin (Screenplay), Dale Van Every (Screenplay), Marc Connelly (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. Harvey fails to persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince the crew of his wealth. The captain offers him a low-paid job, until they return to port, as part of the crew that turns him into a mature, considerate young man.

Wee Willie Winkie Script

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Director:John Ford
Written by:Ernest Pascal (Screenplay), Julien Josephson (Screenplay), Rudyard Kipling (Story)

Script Synopsis:In 1897, little Priscilla Williams, along with her widowed mother, goes to live with her army colonel paternal grandfather on the British outpost he commands in northern India.

The Jungle Book Script

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Director:Stephen Sommers
Written by:Rudyard Kipling (Novel), Stephen Sommers (Screenplay), Ronald Yanover (Screenplay), Mark Geldman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can find.

The Man Who Would Be King

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Director:John Huston
Written by:John Huston (Screenplay), Gladys Hill (Screenplay), Rudyard Kipling (Story)

Script Synopsis:A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.