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Frigid Hare (1949)

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Bugs rescues a penguin from an Inuit hunter at the South Pole and becomes obligated to it beyond his wildest dreams.

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Bugs Bunny / The Inuit Hunter (voice)
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Bugs rescues a penguin from an Inuit hunter at the South Pole and becomes obligated to it beyond his wildest dreams.

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7 October 1949 (USA)  »

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Ballade på Sydpolen  »

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This cartoon has been largely barred from TV showings because of complaints about its treatment of Inuit peoples, both in the (perceived) stereotypical way the hunter is drawn and when Bugs insults him by calling him a "big baboon" and an "Eskimo pie-head". See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Oh, you again! Well, scram! You've already ruined my vacation! Why, I ought to bang you one on your little kisser.
[Penguin starts crying, his tears turn into ice cubes]
Bugs Bunny: Oh, all right, all right! Turn off the ice factory. There, that's better. I'm sorry, but what am I gonna do with only four days vacation left? Huh? Well, now what?
[Penguin whispers into Bugs' ear]
Bugs Bunny: What? You mean the days are six months long up here? Wow! If I stay up here, I won't have to be back to work 'till July, 1953.
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Spoofs Nanook of the North (1922) See more »

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Coasting
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Music by Fred Hager and Justin Ring
Played when Bugs is being chased down the slope
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This is adorable!
27 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In my opinion, Frigid Hare is not quite one of Looney Tunes' best, but it is one of my personal favourites regardless and it sure is one of the cutest cartoons I have seen. The animation is simply beautiful, with all the characters drawn well and the Antarctic landscapes beautifully realised. The music as always is lovely, it still has energy but it is a little more poignant this time. The dialogue is witty and the story is well paced and is never dull. The characters are great too; the Eskimo is good enough and it was a wise decision not to use him too much while making him important to the plot-line. However Bugs is much better, with all the hilarious dialogue and rascally yet likable persona, and he is brilliantly voiced by Mel Blanc. Even better than Bugs is the little penguin, he is simply adorable, as he clapped with joy and cried icicles you couldn't help but feel for him. Overall, an adorable and lovely little cartoon. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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