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Encyclopedia > Bambi, A Life in the Woods

Bambi, ein Leben im Walde (Bambi, A Life in the Woods) is a book by Felix Salten, first printed in 1923. Bambi is the name of the main character, a male roe deer beginning life as a fawn, then an adolescent spike, and finally a buck. Felix Salten was the pen-name of Siegmund Salzmann, who was born in Budapest, Hungary but grew up in Vienna, Austria. The book was translated from German into English by Whittaker Chambers, who needed to supplement his income while working at a Communist newspaper. Felix Salten (September 6, 1869 – October 8, 1945) was an Austrian writer. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... Binomial name Capreolus capreolus, Capreolus pygargus (Linnaeus, 1758) There are two species of Roe Deer. ... Genera About 15 in 4 subfamilies. ... // The word spike The word spike can refer to: Look up spike in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Buck may refer to any of the following: Look up Buck in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A pen name or nom de plume is a pseudonym adopted by an author. ... Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Location of Budapest in Hungary Country Hungary County Pest Mayor Gábor Demszky (SZDSZ) Area    - City 525,16 km²  - Land n/a km²  - Water n/a km² Population    - City (2006) 1,695,000  - Density 3570/km... Inhabitants according to official census figures: 1800 to 2005 Vienna in 1858 UN complex in Vienna, with the non-affiliated Austria Center Vienna in front - picture taken from Danube Tower in nearby Danube Park. ... Jay Vivian (David Whittaker) Chambers (April 1, 1901 – July 9, 1961) was an American writer, editor, Communist party-member-turned-defector, best known for his testimony about the espionage and subversion of Alger Hiss. ...


The story was made into an animated film by Walt Disney Productions first released in the United Kingdom on August 8, 1942. The company took the liberty of changing the species into a white-tailed deer, and of putting him into an American forest. Additionally, the tone of the story was significantly lightened; the original book was much darker and more brutal. Thumper with Bambi (right) Bambi, based on the 1923 book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten, is a Disney cartoon movie that debuted on August 13, 1942. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Binomial name Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann, 1780 The White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer found throughout most of the continental United States, southern Canada, Mexico, Central America and northern portions of South America as far south as Peru. ...

In 1969, a short film spoofing the Disney film, Bambi Meets Godzilla, was released. 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Bambi Meets Godzilla is the title of a US 1969 cartoon short written, directed, and produced by Marv Newland. ...

Besides the popular Disney film, two movies based on this book, Detstvo Bambi (Bambi's Childhood) and its sequel Yunost Bambi (Bambi's Youth), were released in the USSR in 1985 and 1986 respectively. These movies were made as an allegory, with human actors playing animal parts without make-up or costume and only minimal suggestions of the animal species. (For instance, the deer characters wore circlets and short capes, suggesting nobility but nothing of the actual animal's appearance.) 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


  • Salten, Felix. Bambi; a life in the woods, New York, Simon and Schuster, 1928.
  • Salten, Felix. Bambi, Aladdin; Reprint edition (July 1, 1988), ISBN 0-671-66607-X

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Bambi is the name of the main character, a male roe deer beginning life as a fawn, then an adolescent spike, and finally a buck.
Bambi is the fifth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon, which was originally released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on August 13, 1942 and produced by Walt Disney.
In the book, the main characters are Bambi, the young roe deer prince of the forest, his parents - the Great Prince of the forest and his unnamed mate - and his friends Thumper (a rabbit), Flower (a skunk), and his childhood friend and future mate, Faline (a deer).
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