It was more than 70 years ago when the fawn Bambi teetered across the screen for the first time. We were delighted by its clumsy steps, cried our eyes out when its mother died and celebrated the happy ending together with the wood dwellers. Every time we watch the movie again, we start the adventure anew alongside our childhood friends: Bambi, Thumper, Flower and Faline, who have not aged a bit since 1942.

The movie was actually supposed to be released in the 1930s. This did not happen because of Disney's perfectionism, so the animated films Pinocchio, Fantasia and Dumbo hit the cinemas before Bambi. Meanwhile, three quarters of Disney's entire production staff were working exclusively on Bambi, but still, seven years passed until finally, the movie was premiered. The result was something so incredibly nice and sweet that it coined the term Bambi Syndrome, meaning a sentimental, cutesy view of nature.

You want the Bambi Syndrome, too? Kit yourself out in the EMP Online Shop. We have tons of fan merch from the amiable fawn and its friends. How about Thumper in a field of flowers? This image is printed on t-shirts and hoodies. Or do you prefer Bambi itself? We have several beautiful shirts and tops with its image as well, whether it's Bambi alone, Bambi and Faline or Bambi and Flower. We also offer a gilded Bambi chainlet by Disney Couture, complete with a stylish Disney Couture pouch in purple. Bambi merch rocks!

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