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Bambi (1942) was a Animation - Drama Film directed by Paul Satterfield and Norman Wright and produced by Walt Disney.

Bambi was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2011.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringFrank Churchill, Edward PlumbNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Frank Churchill; Lyrics by Larry MoreyNominated
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Friend Owl: Same thing every spring. "Tweet-tweet, tweet-tweet! Tweet-tweet, tweet-tweet!" Love's sweet song. Hm! Pain in the pinfeathers, I call it!


[repeated line]
Friend Owl: [everytime he is woken up] Oh, what now?


Friend Owl: I was talking to myself about you the other day, we were wondering what became of you.


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Six-year-old Peter Behn auditioned with several other children for the voice roles of Mother Rabbit's children. When Behn said the line (in reference to Bambi), "Did the young prince fall down?", a casting director who was watching the audition in another room shouted, "Get that kid out of here! He can't act!" However, the Disney animators who heard the audition tape loved the sound of Behn's voice. Behn was called back to the studio, and the character of Thumper was created largely based on his vocal performance.
June 2008 Ranked #3 on the American Film Institute's list of the 10 greatest films in the genre "Animation".
A test animation of baby Bambi stuck on a fallen tree-trunk was sufficiently charming to convince Walt Disney to make the film.
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Bambi

Released 1942
Inducted 2011
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