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A Wild Hare

Alternate Title:The Wild Hare

A Wild Hare (The Wild Hare) (1940) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series A Wild Hare

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Traditional Animation
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan.
  • Directed By Tex Avery.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Virgil Ross, Charles McKimson, Robert McKimson, Rod Scribner.
  • Written By Rich Hogan.
  • Awards: Oscar StatuetteAcademy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1941.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on July 27, 1940. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:16 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Be vewy, vewy qwiet, as Elmer's hunting rabbits. This short establishes many standards we expect in a Bugs Bunny cartoon, right from the start. Examples: pushing a...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "The Wild Hare (Blue Ribbon Reissue)."

This is the first official Bugs Bunny cartoon, although there are some very Bugs-like characters that precede this cartoon. In September of 1943, beginning with A Feud There Was, Warner Bros....  (more)


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A Wild Hare

Comments By: damfine
Excellent blue print for "Bugs Bunny"s to follow.

This is where it all truly began. Tex had seen all the Bugs cartoons made before inwhich he seemed to resemble Daffy and would go on to inspire the creation of Woody Woodpecker. He then...  (read more)

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A Wild Hare

Comments By: Ponti
This is the first real Bugs Bunny film. The audience loved the cartoon. They called the box office and said "when are we going to see more of that rabbit?" like the box office had something to do...  (read more)

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