King Of The Grizzlies

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

King Of The Grizzlies (1970 Movie)

“King of the Grizzlies” is a live-action adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was released in 1970 and directed by Ron Kelly. The film is based on the 1966 novel “The Biography of a Grizzly” by Ernest Thompson Seton.

The story follows a young grizzly bear named Wahb, who becomes separated from his family when they are attacked by hunters. Wahb embarks on a journey through the rugged wilderness of the American West, facing various challenges and dangers along the way.

Throughout his adventures, Wahb encounters different animals and human characters, each leaving an impact on his life. He learns valuable lessons about survival, friendship, and the importance of preserving nature and wildlife.

As Wahb grows older, he becomes known as the “King of the Grizzlies” due to his strength and resilience in the wild. The film showcases the beauty of nature and wildlife, while also shedding light on the importance of conservation and respecting the natural world.

“King of the Grizzlies” is a family-friendly film that blends adventure, drama, and heartwarming moments, appealing to audiences of all ages. It provides an entertaining and educational experience, offering a glimpse into the life of one of nature’s most majestic creatures and emphasizing the need to protect the environment for future generations.

Additional Details


  • Big Ted: Wahb
  • John Yesno: Moki
  • Chris Wiggins: Colonel Pierson
  • Hugh Webster: Shorty Russell
  • Jack Van Evera: Slim
  • Winston Hibler: the Narrator


  • Director: Ron Kelly
  • Producer: Winston Hibler
  • Music: Buddy Baker

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