Disney Hit With Royalties Suit Over 'Jungle Book' Song

By Ciaran McEvoy (July 16, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT) -- The Walt Disney Co. was sued Monday in Texas state court by the children of the songwriter of "The Bare Necessities," the Oscar-nominated song from the film "The Jungle Book," alleging Disney breached a contract mandating it pay them royalties for their father's music....

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