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The Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, Anaheim, California

Disney's Jungle Cruise borrows heavy from the Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart film "The African Queen".

The Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, Anaheim, California

That movie tells the tale of a British missionary and a surly steamboat captain who are forced together in a mission of revenge that takes them down a river deep in the jungles of East Africa.

The Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, Anaheim, California

Mixing a jungle river cruise in a steamer with some of Walt Disney's "True Life Adventures" nature documentaries Imagineers Harper Geoff and Bill Evans were the ones that brought this classic attraction to life.

The Jungle Cruise Disneyland, Anaheim, California

Nature and a jungle cruise were two of the ingredients that make the Jungle Cruise such a beloved ride.

The Jungle Cruise at Disneyland, Anaheim, California

The third ingredient that makes this ride so special is the sarcastic, smarmy and downright cheesy commentary from the Jungle Cruise Captains.



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