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Long-Haired Hare (1949)

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Bugs Bunny retaliates against the pompous opera star who does him violence.

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Bugs Bunny / Giovanni Jones - screaming / Maestro / Delivery Boy / Musicians (voice)
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Opera star Giovanni Jones is trying to rehearse but Bugs is singing another tune while playing his banjo, then his harp, then his tuba. Jones destroys the instruments over Bugs' head, and, of course, "this means war." Revenge takes place when Bugs, as white-maned "Leopold", conducts Jones' Hollywood Bowl concert. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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25 June 1949 (USA)  »

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Conejo de pelo largo  »

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Bugs Bunny, as the Hollywood Bowl conductor, impersonates Leopold Stokowski, who frequently conducted at the Hollywood Bowl himself in the 1930s and 1940s and did much work in Hollywood. See more »

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Orchestra member: [as Bugs enters the concert hall wearing a white wig and tuxedo] Leopold!
Orchestra member: Leopold!
Orchestra conductor: [gulping, terrified] L-L-Leopold!
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A Rainy Night in Rio
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Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Bugs Bunny while playing the banjo
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A unique Bugs Bunny classic, deservedly renowned.
21 December 2003 | by (Karachi, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

An essential part of a Looney Tunes cartoon is the music. From the Road Runner music to convey speed or misery and imminent doom, to the normal sound effects. But opera affects the cartoons in a big way.

In this cartoon, Bugs Bunny's music-playing disrupts opera singer Giovanni Jones's rehearsals, which leads to retaliation by the opera singer. Bugs is repeatedly thwarted in attempts to make music, until he decides to get his own back that night by conducting the opera.

It's stupendously funny, like when Giovanni is put off by the singing rabbit and the fat singer begins dancing merrily only to realize he's gone wrong. His expressions of frustration as Bugs starts playing again are great. But Bugs steals the show when he calmly dispatches the singer through his conducting. His raised eyebrows and earmuffs are great. It's on the Looney Tunes Golden Collection and should be.


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