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8 Ball Bunny (1950)

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Bugs helps a penguin go home via New Orleans, Martinique, the Panama Canal and finally the South Pole. But the penguin's home is in New Jersey.

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Bugs Bunny / Hobo / Man drinking mint julip in New Orleans / Natives (voice)
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Bugs helps a little penguin get home after the Ice Frolics show he was in is closed. They head south to New Orleans where the penguin gets on the Admiral Byrd, which it turns out is bound for Brooklyn. Their second attempt gets them to the Panama canal but they soon find themselves as the main course for a native dinner. They finally make it to the South Pole but Bugs too late just where home is. Written by garykmcd

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8 July 1950 (USA)  »

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Esse Pingüim é uma Fria  »

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Goofs

The South American native's use of the word "bwana" (referring to the Fred Dobbs ) is out of place since it is an African term originating in the Swahili language. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: And now, then, all we have to do is find out where you came from.
[Looks up in a book]
Bugs Bunny: Lets see now... Hey, what do you know? You're a penguin. And a penguin, it says here, comes from the South Pole. South Pole? Ooh, I'm dying!
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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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Don't Sweetheart Me
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Music by Cliff Friend
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One of my top 10
29 October 2003 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

This has got to be one of my all-time favorite Bugs Bunny cartoons, mostly because it's one of the first ones that we actually feel really sorry for poor Bugs. After coming across a lost little penguin who was accidentally left behind, he promises to help him find his way home... only to discover that penguins live at the South Pole! Bugs and the little penguin set off to bring the little penguin home, through starving hobos, a tax to cross the Panama Canal, getting attacked by a hungry tribe of cannibals, not to mention getting followed by a certain celebrity from The Treasure of Sierra Madre, they finally make it to the South Pole. However, Bugs discovers one tiny little problem: this penguin was raised in captivity in Hoboken, New Jersey!!!

If you're like me, you'll fall in love with that cute little penguin (who can resist melting when he cries ice cubes?) and laugh as Bugs strains himself to help him out. Definitely a classic to love and watch over and over.


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