Best Family Movies of 1942
Bambi's tale unfolds from season to season as the young prince of the forest learns about life, love, and friends.
The Pride of the Yankees
The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.
Live-action segments show members of the Disney staff touring South America and recording their impressions in sketches. These segue into four animated sections: "Lake Titicaca" depicts tourist Donald Duck's troubles with a stubborn llama; and in "Aquarela do Brasil," Jose Carioca shows Donald the sights and sound of Rio de Janeiro.
Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
Mama Buzzard wants her children to learn to bring back meat for dinner. One buzzardling is shy and has to be kicked out of the nest. He's told to at least bring back a rabbit.
Case of the Missing Hare
After a traveling magician puts a poster over his home, Bugs visits his act to get revenge.
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.
Little Gravel Voice
A little burro is beloved by all the cute wild creatures until he opens his mouth and they hear the horrible braying. Dejected, he wanders off on a mountain trail to cry. A wolf spots him and begins stalking, but the braying, even more hideous when mixed with sobs, scares him off. The wolf spots easier prey: the same cute critters that rejected our hero earlier. He corners a baby gopher, and is closing in when the burro, rushing to come to the rescue, arrives and brays him right off a cliff. The grateful onlooking creatures, sorry about earlier having fled from sweet Little Gravel Voice, happily embrace him with affection and friendship.
South of the Border with Disney
Mickey guest-directs a radio orchestra. The sponsor loves the rehearsal, but come the actual performance, Goofy drops all the instruments under an elevator, so they sound like toys. The sponsor hates it, but the audience loves it anyway.
The Bear and the Beavers
Barney has run out of firewood in mid winter. His quest for more is not too successful. Meanwhile, the beavers have been busily cutting and stacking their wood, which proves too tempting for Barney. The beavers are not pleased.