Bambi Movie
Character information
Directed by Supervising director
David Hand
Sequence director
James Algar
Samuel Armstrong
Graham Heid
Bill Roberts
Paul Satterfield
Norman Wright
Produced by Walt Disney
Written by
Based on Bambi, A Life in the Woods
by Felix Salten
Production Company Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date
Running time 70 minutes
Budget $858,000
Box office $267,447,150
Bambi is a 1942 American animated drama film directed by David Hand, produced by Walt Disney and based on the book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten. The film was released by RKO Radio Pictures on August 13, 1942, and is the fifth film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It follows the story of a young deer after he loses his late mother during hunting season.