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Little Red Riding Rabbit (1944)

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Bugs, the Wolf and bobby-soxer Red chase each other around while Grandma is off working at Lockheed aircraft.

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The wolf had expected to make a meal of both Grandma and Red, but is more than willing to take Bugs as a substitute when he finds Grandma has gone to work at the factory. Although Bugs is more than capable of handling a hungry wolf, the obnoxious, loud-mouthed Red turns out to be a more serious problem. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Bea Benaderet's voice characterization as Red Riding Hood is an impersonation of Cass Daley. See more »

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[first lines]
Little Red Riding Hood: [singing] The five o'clock whistle's on the blink/ the whistle won't blow and waaadaya think?/ my poppa's still in the factory/ 'cause he don't know what tiiiiiiiiiime it happens to be!
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Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet
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Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Stanley Murphy
Sung by Bugs and the wolf
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2 May 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Little Red Riding Rabbit (1944)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

Classic Merrie Melodies short is a retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood story except here we have Bugs Bunny being what the wolf is wanting. A lot of people seem to be rather hit and miss on this short but I've always found it to be quite funny from start to finish. Some put down the granddaughter as being too annoying but I think that's the entire point and it does pay off well in the ending where things get mixed up a little. The action between the wolf and Bugs is pure classic with a number of great scenes including the wonderful one where Bugs puts a hot coal inside the wolf's pants. The animation is extremely well done and there's enough action for two movies.


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