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Acrobatty Bunny (1946)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 29 June 1946 (USA)
When the circus arrives they put the lion's cage right over Bugs' rabbit hole.

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Bugs Bunny / Nero the Lion / Elephant Trumpeting (voice)
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When the circus arrives they put the lion's cage right over Bugs' rabbit hole.

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Akrobaattipupu  »

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Trivia

This film short is available as an extra in the Warner DVD of A Night in Casablanca (1946). See more »

Goofs

When Bugs is stuffing the lion into the cannon, they are inside the tent. When the cannon blows up, the background has changed to the outside of the tent. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Iron bars do not a prison make... but they sure help, eh, Doc?
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Spoofs Pinocchio (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Sing, You Son of a Gun
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during the opening scene
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Starts poorly, gets better
30 November 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When the circus moves in to the area, all the banging above ground wakes Bugs up. However, when he comes up to the surface to complain he finds that a lion cage has been placed right on top of his burrow hole, complete with one hungry lion.

This short starts really badly and it put me on guard for some time in regards the quality of the overall product. The problem is the low grade animation; the people in the circus look blocky and Bugs himself is not drawn with as much care as he has been at times – here he looks very simplistic and lacking quality.

The comedy however works well despite the shaky start. Bugs does his usual stuff and the lion is capable for quite a few good laughs – better than I expected actually! The film raises a few laughs and I was glad that this film managed to have had more effort put into it's material than it had into it's animation.

Overall this cartoon is not classic Bugs but it is still funny enough to be worth watching despite the animation lacking the care and attention that it should have.


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