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Director:
Writer:
Michael Maltese (story)
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Release Date:
7 June 1941 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Bugs reads "Hiawatha" and winds up being hunted by him. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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[DVD Review] The Maltese Falcon
 (From JustPressPlay. 24 October 2010, 2:45 PM, PDT)

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Friz Freleng directs Bugs Bunny for the first time See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)

Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Hiawatha (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Friz Freleng  (as I. Freleng)
 
Writing credits
Michael Maltese (story)

Produced by
Leon Schlesinger .... producer
 
Original Music by
Carl W. Stalling (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Gil Turner .... animator
Richard Bickenbach .... animator (uncredited)
Gerry Chiniquy .... animator (uncredited)
Cal Dalton .... animator (uncredited)
Owen Fitzgerald .... layout artist (uncredited)
Robert Givens .... character designer (uncredited)
Manuel Perez .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #6745) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
Included on the Blu-ray release of The Maltese Falcon (1941).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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Movie Connections:
Spoofed in The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
By the Waters of Minnetonka: an Indian Love SongSee more »

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Which series is this from: Merrie Melodies or Looney Tunes?
List: Warner Bros. cartoons that were nominated for Academy Awards
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Friz Freleng directs Bugs Bunny for the first time, 20 March 2010
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

Understanding the racial stereotypes in "Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt", it's got some funny stuff, as Bugs Bunny avoids getting trapped by the eponymous Native American. As I understand it, this cartoon is a parody of a Silly Symphony from Disney, but I've never seen that one. I first saw clips from this cartoon in "What's Cookin', Doc?", in which Bugs submits this cartoon for an Oscar nomination. Watching the later cartoon in "Bugs Bunny Superstar" as a little boy was the first time that I'd ever heard of the Academy Awards.

Anyway, it's an OK cartoon. The tricks with the river are the best part. The cartoon even has a little twist at the end.

PS: This was the first time that Friz Freleng directed Bugs Bunny, and also the first time that Gerry Chiniquy helped animate Bugs.

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