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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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In 2003, this short was "un-banned" and finally given an uncut release as part of the first volume of Looney Tunes shorts in a 4-disc DVD set. 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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Connections

Spoofs Nanook of the North (1922) See more »

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My Buddy
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Music by Walter Donaldson
Played when Bugs says that some of his best friends are birds
Also played when the penguin cries
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Nice Short
19 April 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Frigid Hare (1949)

*** (out of 4)

Jack Warner gives Bugs Bunny two weeks vacation so the rabbit begins digging for Miami Beach but takes a wrong turn and ends up at the South Pole. Once there he gets involved with a small penguin who is being hunted by an eskimo. Some will probably be offended by the nature of the Eskimo because of how he's drawn and some of the dialogue thrown at him but we must remember the times that this was made. With that out of the way, this remains a cute and charming short but it's certainly not a classic. The relationship between Bugs and the penguin is pretty cute and there are plenty of laughs to keep the thing moving. The action sequences aren't as violent as you might expect and the final gag is a good one.


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