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Rabbit of Seville (1950)

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Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera.

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Storyline

Behind the Hollywood Bowl stage which is playing the opera, The Barber of Seville, Bugs Bunny flees into the backstage area with Elmer Fudd in close pursuit. Seeing his opportunity to fight on his terms, Bugs raises the curtain on Elmer, trapping him on stage. As the orchestra begins playing, Bugs comes into play as the barber who is going to make sure that Elmer is going to get a grooming he will never forget. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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16 December 1950 (USA)  »

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El conejo de Sevilla  »

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Trivia

The title refers to the opera performed in the cartoon, The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution, an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto by Cesare Sterbini. The première took place on Wednesday 20 February 1816, at the Teatro Argentina, Rome. See more »

Goofs

Elmer's shotgun changes from being a single-barrel to a double-barrel, then back again. See more »

Quotes

Elmer Fudd: Ooh, wait 'till I get that wabbit!
Bugs Bunny: [Disguised as a Spanish senorita] What would you want with a wabbit? / Can't you see that I'm much sweeter. / I'm your little señoriter. / You are my type of guy. / Let me straighten your tie. / and I shall dance for you.
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Connections

Edited into Bugs Bunny's Easter Special (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

The Barber of Seville Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Gioachino Rossini ("Il Barbiere di Siviglia")
Lyrics by Cesare Sterbini
Substitute lyrics by Michael Maltese
Sung by Bugs Bunny and played throughout the picture
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A Masterpiece
12 June 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

While chasing Bugs Bunny thru the mountains, Elmer and Bugs happen upon a concert performance of Rossini's opera 'Il barbiere di Siviglia'. Seizing the opportunity to cause major mayhem and trickery, Bugs hijacks the opera for his own wicked plans.

Now Bugs and Elmer are the stars of the show and pain, torture and humiliation come in that order. The animation, timing, music and editing are all absolutely perfect in this cartoon. Surely one of the finest Looney Tune efforts containing all the anarchy, madness and insanity they are famous for plus enough intelligence and cleverness to put a roomful of NASA experts to shame.


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