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Pete Burness (1904–1969)

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Notoriously short-tempered Pete Burness was an American animator/director, variously employed with animation units from 1931: at Harman-Ising (1936), MGM (1938), Warner Brothers (1948-49), UPA (1949) and Jay Ward Productions. He worked on anything from Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, to Mr. Magoo and Rocky and Bullwhinkle.

Died:

(age 65)

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Known For

George of the Jungle
(1967)
When Magoo Flew
When Magoo Flew Director
(1954)
Magoo's Puddle Jumper
(1956)
Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper Director
(1964-1965)

Filmography

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 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (animator)
 1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (TV Series) (animator)
 1986 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1985 The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (TV Series) (animator)
 1983 Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (animator: classic cartoons)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (animator: classic cartoons)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's Mad World of Television (TV Movie) (animator: classic cartoons - as Wilson Burness)
 1981 The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (animator: classic cartoons)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (animator - 1978)
 1976 The Sylvester & Tweety Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (TV Series) (animator)
 1967 Shutter Bugged Cat (Short) (animator)
 1964 The Nut House!! (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1963 The Great Rights (Short) (animation director)
 1960 The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1959 The Dudley Do-Right Show (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- The Inspector's Nephew/Matinee Idol/Snidely Arrested (1959) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1954 The Fifty-First Dragon (Short) (animator)
 1953 Life with Tom (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1950 Bushy Hare (Short) (animator)
 1950 What's Up Doc? (Short) (animator - as Wilson Burness)
 1950 The Miner's Daughter (Short) (animator)
 1950 Boobs in the Woods (Short) (animator)
 1949 A Ham in a Role (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1949 Hippety Hopper (Short) (animator)
 1949 Jerry's Diary (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1949 Swallow the Leader (Short) (animator)
 1949 Henhouse Henery (Short) (animator)
 1949 Curtain Razor (Short) (animator)
 1949 High Diving Hare (Short) (animator)
 1949 Daffy Duck Hunt (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1949 Wise Quackers (Short) (animation)
 1948 The Foghorn Leghorn (Short) (animator)
 1948 Haredevil Hare (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1948 I Taw a Putty Tat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Part Time Pal (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Cat Fishin' (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1946 The Fatal Kiss (Short) (animator)
 1946 Solid Serenade (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1946 Trap Happy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1946 The Traitor Within (Short) (animator)
 1945 Tee for Two (Short) (animator)
 1945 The Mouse Comes to Dinner (Short) (animator)
 1944 Mouse Trouble (Short) (animator)
 1944 Puttin' on the Dog (Short) (animator)
 1944 The Bodyguard (Short) (animator)
 1944 The Million Dollar Cat (Short) (animator)
 1944 The Zoot Cat (Short) (animator)
 1943 War Dogs (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 Baby Puss (Short) (animator)
 1943 The Yankee Doodle Mouse (Short) (animator)
 1943 The Lonesome Mouse (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 Sufferin' Cats! (Short) (animator)
 1942 Chips Off the Old Block (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1942 Fine Feathered Friend (Short) (animator - as Peter Burness)
 1942 The Bowling Alley-Cat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1942 Bats in the Belfry (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1942 The Bear and the Beavers (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1942 The Hungry Wolf (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Night Before Christmas (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Flying Bear (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Rookie Bear (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 Officer Pooch (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 Dance of the Weed (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Midnight Snack (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Goose Goes South (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Prospecting Bear (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 Gallopin' Gals (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 Romeo in Rhythm (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 The Milky Way (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 Home on the Range (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 Puss Gets the Boot (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 The Fishing Bear (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1939 The Bear That Couldn't Sleep (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Merbabies (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Little Buck Cheeser (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Little Cheeser (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 The Pups' Picnic (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Alias St. Nick (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 The Calico Dragon (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Pastry Town Wedding (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 The Snowman (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Office Boy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Goofy Goat (Short) (animator)
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Alternate Names:

Peter Burness | Wilson Burness
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Trivia:

Notoriously short-tempered Pete Burness was an American animator/director, variously employed with animation units from 1931: at Harman-Ising (1936), MGM (1938), Warner Brothers (1948-49), UPA (1949) and Jay Ward Productions. He worked on anything from Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, to Mr. Magoo and Rocky and Bullwhinkle.

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