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Michael Maltese (story)
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Release Date:
28 March 1942 (USA) See more »
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Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in alphabetical order)

Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Telegram Boy / Delivery Man (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Q. Bryan ... Elmer Fudd (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)
 
Art Department
Martha Sigall .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Treg Brown .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Richard Bickenbach .... animator
Gerry Chiniquy .... animator (uncredited)
Cal Dalton .... animator (uncredited)
Owen Fitzgerald .... layout artist (uncredited)
Manuel Perez .... animator (uncredited)
Gil Turner .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Carl W. Stalling .... musical director
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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8 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
A line from Bugs' phone conversation, "Is that you, Myrt? How's every little thing?", is lifted from a running gag on the popular radio show "Fibber McGee and Molly".See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Going by the deductions as listed in the special delivery letter, Elmer is actually left with a final balance of $902,934.04.See more »
Quotes:
Bugs Bunny:Hey, what are ya trying to do, kill me? You're retching my skull! I'm gonna call Uncle Louie, that's what I'm gonna do!
Bugs Bunny:[runs over to the phone and clicks the receiver repeatedly] Operator, operator! Hey, you got a nickel?
Bugs Bunny:[Elmer hands him a nickel and Bugs puts it in his pocket] Hello, operator, operator! Gimme Walnut 3-3... Oh, is that you, Mert? How's every little thing?
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Monkey Trouble (1994)See more »
Soundtrack:
Tica ti - Tica taSee more »

FAQ

"Oh, that you, Myrt? How's every little thing?"
List: Elmer Fudd is fat
Which series is this from: Merrie Melodies or Looney Tunes?
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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Who Dresses Elmer?, 27 May 2007
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

It's still odd for me to watch these old Bugs Bunny cartoons and see an elongated Bugs and a huge Elmer Fudd. Nonetheless, that's what we get here as Elmer is racing through the forest with a shotgun after Bugs. By the way - what kind of hunting outfit is that: a bowler hat, reddish-pink shirt and green tie???!

Just as Bugs is about to get it, a telegram boy on a scooter arrives with a telegram for Elmer, stating that Uncle Louie is giving him three million dollars! But there is a "P.S." that says "You don't get one cent if hurt any animals, especially rabbits."

You just know Bugs, who is reading this over Elmer's shoulder, is going to make life miserable for him (at least in the next six minutes of this eight-minute cartoon). The rabbit wastes no time, either. By the time Elmer races home, the "wascally wabbit" is already in his shower! r Bugs knows a good thing when he sees it - blackmail, to get food and other goodies (or "I'll call Uncle Louie").

I almost felt sorry for the poor sap Fudd as Bugs puts on his "Academy Award" dramatic performance but, in the end, both guys wind up losers as the cartoon writers used the familiar "taxes" bit on the inheritance.

Overall, the humor was too dated and not really ready-for-prime time stuff (the 1950s) but the restoration job on this Golden Collection disc was tremendous. That artwork made Elmer's house look pretty impressive. He might have been a dumb dodo but he had nice- looking furnished house.

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