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Directors: Norman Wright, Paul Satterfield, Bill Roberts, Graham Heid, David Hand, Samuel Armstrong and James Algar
Story: Felix Salten
Starring (voices): Donnie Dunagan, Cammie King Conlon, Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Peter Behn, Margaret Lee, John Sutherland, Sam Edwards, Tim Davis, Sterling Holloway, Clarence Nash, Thelma Boardman, Mary Lansing, Ann Gillis, Thelma Hubbard and Fred Shields
A young deer is hailed as the 'Prince of the Forest' at his birth. As Bambi grows, he makes friends with the other animals of the forest, learns the skills needed to survive, and even finds love. One day, however, the hunters come and Bambi must learn to be as brave as his father if he is to lead the other deer to safety.
The Yearling (1946)
Director: Clarence Brown
Based on the novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr., Chill Wills, Clem Bevans, Forrest Tucker, Henry Travers, Margaret Wycherly, June Lockhart and Joan Wells
In post Civil War America, a boy persuades his parents to allow him to adopt a fawn. But what will happen if the young deer misbehaves?
Open Season (2006)
Directors: Roger Allers, Jill Culton and Anthony Stacchi
Starring (voices): Ashton Kutcher, Martin Lawrence, Debra Messing and Gary Sinise
Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.
Moose Hunters (1937)
Director: Ben Sharpsteen
Starring: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney and Clarence Nash
Goofy (front) and Donald (rear) are dressed in a moose suit, trying to lure moose for hunter Mickey. When they do find one, it turns out to be more than they can handle.
Director: John D. Hancock
Starring: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda and Abe Vigoda
Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in town. She hides him in her barn and feeds him cookies, until she can return him to Santa. Her father finds him and decides to sell him to the butcher, not for venison chops, but as an advertising display.
The Olympic Elk (1952)
Director: James Algar
Starring (narrator): Winston Hibler
In this film we study the life of the Olympic Elk of Washington State's spectacular Olympic Peninsula. We see their remarkable trek from the winter lowlands, up to the high lush meadows for their summer feeding and breeding. The gathering and defending of harems by the bull elk is also portrayed.
[Also known as 'Hooves of Fire']
Director: Richard Goleszowski
Starring (voices): Robbie Williams, Ardal O'Hanlon, Paul Whitehouse and Jane Horrocks
Robbie, an out-of-condition reindeer, tries to earn a place on Santa's crack sleigh team.
Director: William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Starring (voices): John Goodman, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds and Eric Pospisil
Young reindeer Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games by his rival for a doe he fancies, Rudolph runs away and moves into a cave with Slyly the Fox. However, can he overcome his fear and reach his true potential?
A list of my favorite films about all types of deer including moose, elk and reindeer.
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