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Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (1941)

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Bugs reads "Hiawatha" and winds up being hunted by him.

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Bugs Bunny / Hiawatha (voice) (uncredited)
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Elmer Fudd, as Hiawatha, is set on catching a rabbit, and Bugs Bunny is his mark. Bugs, of course, has no intention of becoming anyone's dinner. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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7 June 1941 (USA)  »

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Hiawathan jänisjahti  »

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Due to pressure from Warner Bros., this cartoon was one of 11 pulled from rotation by the Cartoon Network for its 2001 "June Bugs" marathon, which was to show the complete chronology of Bugs Bunny cartoons. This is in addition to the "Censored 11" that have been withheld from distribution since 1968. The reason given was its purportedly offensive depiction of Native Americans. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Hey, what's cooking, chief? Mmm, something smells good. What's for dinner?
Hiawatha: Rabbit stew.
Bugs Bunny: Rabbit? Mmm-mmm. Boy, I sure do love rabbit... Rabbit?
[Jumps out of cauldron]
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Spoofs Little Hiawatha (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano
(1940) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Leon René
Sung by Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny
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No twipolodeen?
9 July 2010 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This comes on the 2-Disc Special Edition DVD of The Maltese Falcon, as part of the Warner Night at the Movies portion. Back then, they would show films with stuff like this(remember, no one had TV's at this time). Bugs looks odd, not the look we know for him... he sounds exactly the way we're used to, though. I should perhaps say that I'm not really a fan of these. They didn't particularly amuse me when I was a kid, and I've only become less into cartoony violence(or any other kind of it where it's meant to be funny). I've never heard of Hiawatha, but I'll wager a guess that he's a historical(or legendary) figure. Given when it was made, it's no surprise that this is racially insensitive to Native Americans. The animation is great, no complaints there, it doesn't feel like any corners were cut and there are a couple of very nice visuals. This syncs up to the music used here and there, and the timing is good on the mild slapstick. There is a routine or two that you've heard of(even if you haven't watched one of these; they're part of pop culture, and at least one has been seen in another of these shorts), and the jokes and gags are reasonable, if this comes to a close so abruptly that you can tell they merely ran out of material. This keeps to a fine pace, if there could be more laughs for 8 minutes of running time. I recommend this to fans of the intrepid rabbit. 6/10


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