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Elmer Fudd walks out of a typical Bugs cartoon, so Bugs gets back at him by disturbing Elmer's sleep using "nightmare paint."

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Elmer Fudd walks out of a typical Bugs cartoon, so Bugs gets back at him by disturbing Elmer's sleep using "nightmare paint."

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5 October 1946 (USA)  »

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Das große Schlummern  »

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Trivia

Elmer tears up his contract with Warners and leaves. This cartoon was also the last made by Robert Clampett before he left Warners, though there were some others in the pipeline that came out later. See more »

Goofs

After the dream, Elmer arrives back at the log in a rush and the pieces of contract blow about in the air. A nearly off-screen Bugs on the left looks like he mouthes his catchphrase: "Ehhhh, What's up Doc?", but there is no sound. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Let's see. What can I do to this guy next...?
[reads from a book titled One Thousand and One Arabian Nightmares]
Bugs Bunny: Oh, no! It's too gruesome!... but I'll do it.
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Some Sunday Morning
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Music by M.K. Jerome and Ray Heindorf
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Nice Animation
2 May 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Big Snooze, The (1946)

*** (out of 4)

Elmer Fudd, tired of being abused by Bugs Bunny, decides to tear up his contract to Warner and go on vacation. Bugs needs him back so the rabbit invades his dreams to cause a nightmare. This is certainly a wild short but I've never found it to be a funny one. What does work here are the amazing colors inside the "nightmare", which look absolutely stunning in their remastered form. The visuals are certainly the main reason to watch this film as there aren't too many laughs. The film starts off with a chase, which would normally end a cartoon but here the gag is somewhat funny. The best sequence is the famous one where Elmer is tied to the train tracks and a train of rabbits run over him.


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