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Falling Hare (1943)

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Bugs encounters wartime sabotage and takes to the air to do battle.

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Bugs Bunny / The Gremlin (voice) (uncredited)
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Relaxing with a carrot at an army air field, Bugs is reading "Victory Through Hare Power," and scoffs at the notion of "gremlins," little creatures who wreak havoc on planes with their "dia-bo-lickal sabo-tay-gee." His reading is interrupted by a clanging sound, and it turns out to be a little wing-headed being pounding on a bockbuster bomb with a mallet. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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30 October 1943 (USA)  »

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Bugs Bunny and the Gremlin  »

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In the opening scene, Bugs is reading a book titled "Victory Thru Hare Power". It's a spoof on the title of "Victory Through Air Power", by Maj. Alexander de Seversky, published by Garden City Books, NY, in 1942. See more »

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[as the plane hurtles to a certain doom, the plane suddenly coughs and sputters, and stops a few feet off the ground]
The Gremlin: Sorry, folks. We ran out of gas.
Bugs Bunny: Yeah, you know how it is with these "A" cards.
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A bit dated now, but entertaining nonetheless

This short has a lot of topical humor, which is the case with most of the work produced anyway, but this is topical to World War II and to many people alive today, that seems like eons ago. References to Wendell Wilkie and "A" cards and the like will sail by many in the audience, but sight gags and the overall wackiness will be enjoyable enough. Check out the title of the book Bugs is reading at the start-it's a great gag! Well worth watching. Recommended.


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