10 Favourite Chuck Jones Shorts

1912 - 2002

"Those cartoons were never made for children. Nor were they made for adults. They were made for me."
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1.
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Short Film)
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Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera. (7 mins.)
 
2.
Feed the Kitty (1952 Short Film)
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A bulldog, charmed by a kitten, tries to keep her hidden from his human guardian. (7 mins.)
 
3.
Rabbit Seasoning (1952 Short Film)
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Daffy Duck tricks Elmer Fudd into believing it's rabbit season; but Bugs Bunny uses a female disguise and faulty pronouns to fight back. (7 mins.)
 
4.
Duck Amuck (1953 Short Film)
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The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
5.
One Froggy Evening (1955 Short Film)
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A man futilely struggles to make his fortune with a frog that sings and dances, but only when it is alone with the owner. (7 mins.)
 
6.
Boyhood Daze (1957 Short Film)
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Young Ralph Phillips is scolded for breaking a window and sent to his room, where he lets his imagination run riot and fantasizes he is in prison... (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
 
7.
Steal Wool (1957 Short Film)
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Ralph Wolf tries to forcibly remove Sam Sheepdog in order to gain access to a flock of sheep. Without success... (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
8.
What's Opera, Doc? (1957 Short Film)
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Elmer Fudd is again hunting rabbits - only this time it's an opera. Wagner's Siegfried with Elmer as the titular hero and Bugs as Brunnhilde. They sing, they dance, they eat the scenery. (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
 
9.
Robin Hood Daffy (1958 Short Film)
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Daffy haplessly attempts to prove to the jocularly doubtful Friar Tuck Porky that he is actually Robin Hood. (6 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
10.
High Note (1960 Short Film)
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The sheet music for Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube" is constructed by moving musical symbols. A baton-toting... (6 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc