Walt Disney delighted us with his vision for years. Classics like "Dumbo," "Pinocchio" and "Cinderella" will always have an audience for their sweetness and musicality. "The Jungle Book" made its own mark for its special take on the Rudyard Kipling classic. The last film that Walt Disney supervised lives on because of the creative liberties he took to make his classic.
He took Kipling's somewhat dark tale and made it lively and fun. He famously told the animation team, "The first thing I want you to do is not to read it." It worked because the film became a lighthearted romp that generations still remember. Like so many times in the past, Disney did the unexpected and brought swing music to the jungles of India. King Louie was based on jazz legend Louis Armstrong, although Louis Prima was the voice of the groovy ape. Disney kept a sense of fun in the soundtrack, with classics like "I Wan'na Be Like You" and "Bare Necessities." "Bare Necessities" went on to be an enduring Disney classic and was even nominated for an Oscar, the movie's only nomination.
"Jungle Book" has something for everyone. Gather the "bare necessities" to take our quiz, and we'll tell you which lovable character you are!
What is the best snack for a ramble in the jungle?
How would you describe the friends that run in your pack?
How would your friends describe you?
Where would you choose to live: a city, a jungle, a town or a desert?
In one word, what do you value most in life?
Which "Bare Necessities" lyric speaks to you?
If you could choose an animal pack to be a part of, which one would it be?
Which element would you choose to be master of?
If you had to live in the jungle, what would you take with you?
Where is your sacred space?
What jungle animal do you fear the most?
Of all the places you could go in the jungle, where would you go most?
Where's the best place to nap?
How do you travel around the jungle?
Besides the jungle, where do you prefer to roam?
How do you get out of sticky situations?
What genre would the story of your life be?
What do you survive on in the mighty jungle?
Where is your safari destination?
Is it easy for you to make friends when you're around new people?
How do you deal with winter?
Are you an alpha or a beta in your pack?
It really is a jungle out there. What do you do to relax?
In an argument, are you a peacemaker, an instigator or a bystander?
What is your jungle hideaway home?
Which pop singer would you break into song with?
Which Disney song would make it on the soundtrack of your life?
Besides "The Jungle Book," which Disney movie could you watch every day?
Do you prefer the company of people or animals?
Which Disney duo are you and your best friend most like?
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