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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Trivia

Leopold Stokowski never conducted with a baton. This is the reason why Bugs Bunny, impersonating Stokowski, promptly breaks the baton before conducting. 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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Featured in Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (1986) See more »

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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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Opera Torture
23 May 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Quite happily playing the banjo and singing on the edge of his Rabbit hole, Bugs is rudely interrupted and his banjo broken when a huge, bullish Opera singer called Giovanni Jones throttles him for bugging him during opera practice. Of course you realize, this means war.

Bugs goes to his Opera and disguises himself as top conductor Leopold Stokowski (from Disney's Fantasia). Jones easily falls for the disguise and Bugs proceeds to torture him with the most difficult and straining Opera conducting ever. And it serves him right.

The cartoon reaches high and mighty levels of insane humor when Bugs forces Jones to maintain a huge, high note for several minutes, bringing on almost death. Once Jone's voice, and confidence, has caved in, Bugs brings his banjo back for a quick strum and last laugh.

Don't mess with the Bunny.


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