The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Based on Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th Disney animated feature film. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, it was the last film to be produced by Walt Disney, who died during its production; the plot follows Mowgli, a feral child raised in the Indian jungle by wolves, as his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear try to convince him to leave the jungle before the evil tiger Shere Khan arrives. The early versions of both the screenplay and the soundtrack followed Kipling's work more with a dramatic and sinister tone which Disney did not want in his family film, leading to writer Bill Peet and composer Terry Gilkyson being replaced; the casting employed famous actors and musicians Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, George Sanders and Louis Prima, as well as Disney regulars such as Sterling Holloway, J. Pat O'Malley and Verna Felton, the director's son, Bruce Reitherman, as Mowgli.
The Jungle Book was released on October 18, 1967, to positive reception, with acclaim for its soundtrack, featuring five songs by the Sherman Brothers and one by Gilkyson, "The Bare Necessities". The film became Disney's second-highest-grossing animated film in the United States and Canada, was successful during its re-releases; the film was successful throughout the world, becoming Germany's highest-grossing film by number of admissions. Disney released a live-action adaptation in 1994 and an animated sequel, The Jungle Book 2, in 2003. Mowgli, a young orphan boy, is found in a basket in the deep jungles of India by Bagheera, a black panther who promptly takes him to Raksha, a mother wolf who has just had cubs, she and her mate, raise him along with their own cubs and after ten years, Mowgli becomes well acquainted with jungle life and plays with his wolf siblings. Bagheera is pleased with how happy Mowgli is now, but worries that Mowgli must return to his own kind. One night, the wolf pack parents meet at Council Rock, having learned that Shere Khan, a man-eating Bengal tiger, has returned to the pack's part of the jungle.
Pack leader Akela decides. Bagheera volunteers to escort him to a "Man-Village." They leave that night, but Mowgli is determined to stay in the jungle. He and Bagheera rest in a tree for the night, where Kaa, a hungry Indian python, tries to devour Mowgli, but Bagheera intervenes; the next morning, Mowgli tries to join the elephant patrol, led by Colonel Hathi and his wife Winifred. Bagheera finds Mowgli. Mowgli soon meets up with the laid-back, fun-loving sloth bear Baloo, who promises to raise Mowgli himself and never take him to the Man-Village. Shortly afterward, a group of monkeys kidnap Mowgli and take him to their leader, King Louie the orangutan. King Louie offers to help Mowgli stay in the jungle if he will tell Louie how to make fire, like other humans. However, since he was not raised by humans, Mowgli does not know. Bagheera and Baloo arrive to rescue Mowgli and in the ensuing chaos, King Louie's palace is demolished to rubble. Bagheera speaks to Baloo that night and convinces him that the jungle will never be safe for Mowgli with Shere Khan around.
In the morning, Baloo reluctantly explains to Mowgli that the Man-Village is best for him, but Mowgli accuses him of breaking his promise and runs away. As Baloo sets off in search of Mowgli, Bagheera rallies the help of his patrol. However, Shere Khan himself, eavesdropping on Bagheera and Hathi's conversation, is now determined to hunt and kill Mowgli himself. Meanwhile, Mowgli encounters Kaa once again, who again attempts to eat him, but he escapes thanks to the unwitting intervention of the suspicious Shere Khan; as a storm gathers, a depressed Mowgli encounters a group of friendly vultures who accept Mowgli as a fellow outcast. Shere Khan appears shortly after, confronting Mowgli. Baloo tries to keep Shere Khan away from Mowgli, but is nearly killed; when lightning strikes a nearby tree and sets it ablaze, the vultures swoop in to distract Shere Khan, while Mowgli grabs a large flaming branch and ties it to the tiger's tail. Shere Khan, terrified of fire and runs away. Bagheera and Baloo take Mowgli to the edge of the Man-Village, but Mowgli is still hesitant to go there.
However, his mind abruptly changes when he is smitten by a beautiful young girl from the village, coming down by the riverside to fetch water. After noticing Mowgli, she "accidentally" drops her water pot. Mowgli follows her into the Man-Village. After Mowgli shrugs to Baloo and Bagheera, to show that he has made up his mind and chosen to go to the Man-Village and Bagheera decide to head home, content that Mowgli is safe and happy with his own kind. Bruce Reitherman as Mowgli, an orphaned boy referred to as "man-cub" by the other characters. Phil Harris as Baloo, a sloth bear who leads a carefree life and believes in letting the good things in life come by themselves. Sebastian Cabot as Bagheera, a serious black panther, determined to take Mowgli back to the village and disapproves of Baloo's carefree approach to life. Louis Prima as King Louie, an orangutan who wants to be a human, wants Mowgli to teach him how to make fire. George Sanders as Shere Khan, an intelligent and sophisticated yet merciless Bengal tiger who hates all humans for fear of their guns and fire and wants to kill Mowgli.
Everybody Else is an American rock band from Silverlake, California. Everybody Else was formed by Carrick Moore Gerety and Mikey McCormack after both moved to the Los Angeles area. Both had relocated with bands, hoping to win fame on the West Coast. Moore Gerety and McCormack began working together, adding bassist Austin Williams after he moved to the area from Fresno, they began playing as Everybody Else locally in 2002. They self-released a single and an EP, signed to The Militia Group soon after. Rick Parker produced their debut self-titled album, recorded at Sandbox Recording Studios, released in April 2007. On March 30, 2007, they were named SPIN Band of the Day. In May 2007 the band toured with Over It, The Higher, Self Against City. In 2008, the band played at select cities on Hanson's Walk Around the World Tour. "1 1/2," an acoustic version of their debut album, was released on April 2008 on The Militia Group. Featured on the soundtrack of the movie Fired Up! In 2010, the band used kickstarter to raise money for their new record.
On Dec 20, 2010, the band announced via e-mail to their subscribers that Mikey McCormack would no longer be a part of the band. Mikey had decided to go back to school and "focus all his energy on that", their upcoming independent album "Wanderlust" will be released digitally on June 17, 2011 and on iTunes on July 26, 2011. Carrick Moore Gerety - Guitar, Vocals Austin James Williams III - Bass, Vocals Demo EP Everybody Else 1. Meat Market 2. Faker 3. I Gotta Run 4. In Memoriam 5. Born To Do 6. Rich Girls Poor Girls 7. Makeup 8. Without You 9. Say Goodbye 10; the Longest Hour of My Life 11. Button for Punishment 12. Alone in the World 1 ½ Gold Noise EP First Class EP Wanderlust LP 1. Out All Night 2. Iowa Park 3. Soldiers Without An Army 4. First Class 5. Game Theory 6. Needle Deep 7. Different 8. Photograph 9. Bad Things 10. Battle Cry 11. Tomorrow We're Gone Official MySpace Page Official Facebook Page Official Twitter Account Interview with Everybody Else on Audioholic Media
Mark I. Levy was an American lawyer, a former deputy assistant attorney general in the United States Department of Justice, a former assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States, a successful appellate attorney. In his career, he argued 16 cases before the Supreme Court of the United States. Levy earned a bachelor's degree summa cum laude and honors for exceptional distinction from Yale College in 1971 and a J. D. degree from Yale Law School in 1975. From 1975 until 1976, Levy worked as a law clerk for United States District Judge Gerhard Gesell. From 1976 until 1981, Levy worked as an associate at Covington & Burling, served as an assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States from 1981 until 1986, he became a partner at the law firm of Mayer Brown in Chicago, focusing on Supreme Court and appellate litigation. In 1993, Levy was tapped to join the administration of President Bill Clinton, one class ahead of Levy at Yale Law School. Levy became deputy assistant attorney general in the United States Department of Justice's Civil Division, overseeing litigation pending in the federal appeals courts.
During his time as a deputy assistant attorney general, Levy handled managerial duties, although he did argue some cases. "I argued the gays in the military litigation, the Brady Act challenges, some suits filed in connection with the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Law," he told Corporate Legal Times in 1995. "That was institutional litigation at its most interesting. It was like three-dimensional chess with all the interplay that went on between policy and law."In September 1995, Levy left the Clinton administration to join the Washington, D. C. law firm of Howrey & Simon as a partner in the firm's Washington appellate practice group. Between 2003 and 2005, Levy joined the Washington offices of the law firm of Kilpatrick Stockton as Counsel, chairing the firm's Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy practice. Though a Democrat, Levy was a close friend and a Yale Law School classmate of Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Levy spoke out in support of s confirmation hearings. On January 26, 2009, Levy won a case before the United States Supreme Court, the 16th and final case he had argued before the high court.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Levy's client, DuPont, in an Employee Retirement Income Security Act case Kennedy v. DuPont Plan Administrator. Levy had argued the case before the court on October 7, 2008. On April 30, 2009, Levy, a resident of Bethesda, died of a gunshot wound at the Washington offices of Kilpatrick & Stockton. Unnamed sources have leaked the claim that the gunshot was self-inflicted, though no autopsy has been completed. Levy had been told that he was in the process of being laid off. However, Mark Levy was a successful lawyer, arguing 16 cases in front of the Supreme Court and headed much of the raising of money for the failed Hillary Clinton campaign for president. According to friends of Levy, they were "shocked" and his death was "unexpected". A friend of his described their last conversation as one where he was looking to the future and the planning of a trip to Italy, which one would think would not be in the plans of someone planning suicide and would suggest that money was not a problem.
A close friend, who asked not to be named, says Levy called her Wednesday afternoon after he was laid off, the two chatted about his future for 30 minutes. Levy, did not have a job lined up. "I was telling him his departure was an opportunity to find something he was excited about," she says. "He seemed like he was concerned about what he was going to do." Still, she says he was looking forward to an upcoming trip to Italy to celebrate his 60th birthday with his family. Levy was involved in a court battle involving Vince Foster whose death, coincidentally was ruled a suicide. However, some persons believed. Kenneth Starr, the special prosecutor who investigated Bill Clinton, argued in the Supreme Court that he was entitled to have access to the notes made by James Hamilton, Foster's personal lawyer, during an interview that occurred nine days before Foster's death. Levy filed a friend-of-the-court brief, arguing that Hamilton's notes of his discussions with Foster were protected by the attorney-client privilege after Foster's death.
The Supreme Court ruled that the privilege continued after Foster's death, denied Starr access to the notes