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Confederate Honey (1940)

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Nett Cutler (Elmer Fudd) romances Crimson O'Hairoil in this send-up of Gone With the Wind (1939).


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Uncredited cast:
Jim Bannon ...
Various (voice) (uncredited)
Crimson O'Hairoil (voice) (uncredited)
Sara Berner ...
Various (voice) (uncredited)
Lazy Slave (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Q. Bryan ...
Ned Cutler (voice) (uncredited)
The Sportsmen Quartet ...
Vocalists (voice) (uncredited)


Nett Cutler (Elmer Fudd) romances Crimson O'Hairoil in this send-up of Gone With the Wind (1939).

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Release Date:

30 March 1940 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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The first Friz Freleng cartoon upon his return to Warner Bros. after nearly 2 years working at MGM. See more »


References Jezebel (1938) See more »


Am I Blue?
(1929) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Grant Clarke
Sung by Colonel O'Hairoil
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18 September 2008 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

OK, so Friz Freleng's "Confederate Honey" contains stereotypical depictions of slaves. The people behind the cartoon didn't mean any hostility towards African-Americans; it was just that they didn't know any other images. This over-the-top parody of "Gone with the Wind" casts an early Elmer Fudd as opportunistic Red Cutler, trying to win the heart of southern belle Crimson O'Hairoil during the Civil War. Seeing the sort of gags that the cartoon contains, it surprises me that Tex Avery didn't direct it.

It's worth noting that this is the early incarnation of the cartoon world's most famous hunter. He evolved from a character named Egghead, whose appearance changed over the course of about two years. In 1940, they permanently turned him into Elmer Fudd (the name had first come up in "A Feud There Was", with Egghead as a peacemaker named that), but he still looked like Egghead. "A Wild Hare" introduced not only Elmer's recognizable form, but also Bugs Bunny's recognizable form.

Anyway, a really funny one.

PS: The scene with "The British are coming!" appears to have been lifted from Chuck Jones's "Old Glory".

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