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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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Bugs Bunny (voice)
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Storyline

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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Trivia

The first cartoon to give Mel Blanc screen credit for voices. See more »

Quotes

[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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Referenced in Space Jam (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Five O'Clock Whistle
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Music by Gene Irwin and Josef Myrow
Lyrics by Kim Gannon
Sung by Red Riding Hood at the beginning
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Can't Gush Over This, But I Did LOVE That Ending!
23 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wish I could say how much I loved this cartoon, as others seem to here. Overall, except for the last minute - which I loved - it wasn't entertaining, just grating. Of course, that "grating" was on purpose and led the final scene which was a pleasant surprise.

Until, then, the first thing that hits you is, "This isn't the 'Little Red Riding Hood' I know! It's some bobby-soxer Judy Garland-with glasses and-an-attitude .....and a voice that makes you wince more than hearing nails on a blackboard. Anyway, with Bugs along for the ride in her lunch basket, the two travel on their way to Granny's. The big bad wolf beats them here, thanks to a false "short cut" signs he plants to fool Red.

The wild stuff starts at Grandma's. beginning with the note Granny leaves on the door. Bugs and the wolf get into a long and silly chase that isn't really funny.

Now that last part, beginning with the wolf trying save his.....umm....well....valuable parts, shall we say, from being burned off is hilarious. The last scene was almost too good to be true, but I loved it. Now there is some JUSTICE!


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