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Original Jungle Book trumps newest version

Caption: Bagheera (left) and Baloo (right) stroll off into the sunset during the last scene of The Jungle Book (1967)

Megan Doyle, Opinions Web Editor

May 19, 2016

Although “The Jungle Book” (1967) and “The Jungle Book” (2016) are based off of the same set of short stories, they could not be more different. The original version is a whimsical, lively, comedic experience whereas the newest version is intense, dramatic and suspenseful. Similar to “Ci...

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