The Swamp Folk are a group of animals, led by Ellie Mae, and minor characters in Disney's 1977 feature film, The Rescuers.


Main article: Ellie Mae

Main article: Luke

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Deacon Owl is the Deacon Owl of the Swamp Folk. He is an Owl who wears classic deacon's clothing. He was voiced by John Fiedler, who voiced Piglet for thirty seven years.

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Deadeye is the fisherman rabbit of the Swamp Folk. He is a rabbit who fishes. He was voiced by George Linsdey, who also voiced Lafayette in The Aristocats and Trigger in Robin Hood.

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Digger is the digging mole of the Swamp Folk. He is a mole who digs. He was voiced by Dub Taylor, who voiced Fire Tender in Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color.

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Gramps is an old turtle of the Swamp Folk. He is a turtle with a cane. He was voiced by Larry Clemmons, who wrote the 1967 film, The Jungle Book.

Role in the film

The Swamp Folk first appear when Bernard and Miss Bianca arrive at Devil's Bayou, and greet them. Then they are seen when Evinrude arrives and tells them about Penny being captured by Madame Medusa. Then when Luke yells CHARGE! They re seen running. Then they are seen rescuing Penny. Once they rescue Penny they aren't seen again.



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Music: Soundtrack
The Rescuers Down Under (soundtrack)
Books: Classic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingLittle Golden Book

Disney Parks
Parades: Disney's Party Express
The Rescuers: BernardMiss BiancaChairmouseRufusPennyMadame MedusaMr. SnoopsOrvilleBrutus and NeroEllie MaeLukeEvinrudeSwamp Folk

The Rescuers Down Under:JakeCodyCody's MotherFalooMarahutePercival McLeachJoannaSparkyWilburDr. MouseFrankKrebbsRedBaitmouseCrocodiles
Deleted characters:LouisCruella De Vil

Penny's Teddy BearDevil's EyeMcLeach's Bushwacker
Devil's BayouNew York CityMorningside OrphanageMedusa's Pawn ShopThe Cave of Devil's BayouAustraliaAustralian OutbackAbandoned Opal MineRescue Aid SocietyColorado
The JourneyRescue Aid SocietyTomorrow Is Another DaySomeone's Waiting for You
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