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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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 »

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Bogart: Pardon me, but uh...
Bugs Bunny: But could YOU help an American whose down on HIS luck? Here!
[gives him Penguin, then runs off hysterically]
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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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Bye Bye Blackbird
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Music by Ray Henderson
Played as Bugs sees the penguin off at the dock
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That little pen-guin will melt your heart!!!
8 September 2003 | by (Morro Bay, Hammett Valley, Twin Rocks) – See all my reviews

If you're a bird lover like me, that is. Otherwise, he's pretty cute, but kind of ditzy. A professional ice skater, this little bird is accidentally left behind when the Ice Frolicks leave town, and he appeals to Bugs to help him find his way "home". Unfortunately, Bugs' only source of info is an encyclopedia and he assumes that this little pen-guin is from The South Pole.

The two endure many misadventures, running into Humprey Bogart several times along the way!!!

The tears that turn into ice cubes really get to me. I don't know why, it's only a cartoon...but they do.

The same little bird starred in the earlier BB cartoon, "Frigid Hare".


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