Bambi, the title character from the Disney movie of the same name, is a young male deer. The original animated film was first released on August 13, 1942.
The animated movie follows the adventures of young Bambi and his friends Thumper, a rabbit, and Flower, a skunk. He is called the "Prince of the Forest" and grows up to become the brave leader of the deer.
Pre-production for the film began in 1937. The story was written by Felix Salten and produced by Walt Disney. The actors were uncredited in the film. The film has been re-released several times and was refurbished in 2005.