Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975)

Genres - Children's/Family  |   Sub-Genres - Fairy Tales & Legends, Family-Oriented Adventure  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi was one of several animated TV specials based on the works of Rudyard Kipling, and produced and directed by Chuck Jones. The title character is a courageous mongoose, the unofficial pet of a British family living in India. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi has appointed himself protector of the family's young son. He proves his mettle when two vicious cobras prepare to attack the child. Narrated by Orson Welles, the half-hour Rikki-Tikki-Tavi was originally telecast January 9, 1975.

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cobra, family, mongoose, rescue