Bambi

Trivia: Some scenes of the woodland creatures and forest fire were actually unused footage from the 1940 Disney movie "Pinocchio."

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Trivia: When the wildlife of the forest celebrate the start of a new spring season at the start of the film, a bird feeds her three baby birds a small group of berries that resembles a "Hidden Mickey."

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Trivia: The voice actor for young Bambi, Donnie Dunagan, actually grew up as a Marine and even reached the rank of General. He stated in an interview that he had to hide the fact that he was the voice of Bambi while in the Marines to keep any respect, and did so until about 2 months before retirement.

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Trivia: The first full-length Disney animated feature film to have no human characters shown on screen.

Trivia: There are only 1000 words of dialogue in the entire film.

Trivia: This was the last Disney animated film for eight years. This was because many of the animators were in the military during the Second World War.

Other mistake: After the great fire scene there is a raccoon that drags her baby to shore and begins cleaning it. A few seconds later the baby has jumped across to the other side of his father and siblings, but the mother does not stop licking.

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Thumper: "Eating greens is a special treat, It makes long ears and great big feet. But it sure is awful stuff to eat." I made that last part up myself.

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Question: Why wouldn't Bambi's mother tell him that the Great Prince of the Forest is also his father?

Answer: Probably so he would not think he is superior to the other fawns and try to lord over them. She would have told him about his father when he was older. This is also a literary plot device by setting up a dramatic reveal at a crucial time (right after Bambi's mother is killed) that Bambi learns his father is the Great Prince. This has a greater emotional punch.

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