Updated: Dec 29, 2022
Walt Disney Productions Present - The Jungle Book, A Pepys Game, © MCMLXVI
First Published: 1967, A Pepys Game
Illustrator or Designer: After Walt Disney Productions
Contents: 44 Cards + 3 Rules Cards
There are four identical sets (red, green, yellow and blue) of 11 cards each. They all depict a character from the Disney Film.
The Jungle Book cards: No. 1 MOWGLI in red, green, yellow and blue, 2 SHERE KHAN, 3 BAGHEERA, 4 BALOO, 5 KAA
The Jungle Book cards: 6 COLONEL HATHI, 7 KING LOUIE, 8 THE WOLVES’ COUNCIL, 9, THE BANDALOG, 10 MOWGLI and the BABY ELEPHANT, 11 MOWGLI and GIRL
On the rear of the last rules card is an advert for two film tie-in books, "Now in PAN paperbacks". These editions of Rudyard Kipling's classic had cover illustrations from the Disney film.
Both books have the same central illustration on their back covers "Some by Kipling, some by Disney - the creatures that people the wonderful new Walt Disney full-length cartoon."
"A Pepys Game" is printed on the game's box and "Pepys Series on the top flap but there is no mention of Castell Brothers and no address given elsewhere.
Game & Version Details
The Jungle Book- Card Back
The Jungle Book - Rules Front
The Jungle Book - Rules Back
The Jungle Book - Box Back
The Jungle Book - Box Top
The Jungle Book - Box Side Left
The Jungle Book - Box Base
The Jungle Book - Box Side Right
The Jungle Book - Box Back With Flap