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What's Up Doc? (1950)

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Bugs' showbiz career is recounted from babyhood to stardom. Bugs and Elmer Fudd perform the title song.

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Bugs Bunny / Al Jolson / Eddie Cantor / Director (voice)
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The Disassociated Press wants Bugs Bunny's life story. Got a pencil? "First," says Bugs, "I was born." He quickly learns he is different from the other children: he's a "rabbit in a human world." He grows up to accept repetitive chorus boy jobs in such Broadway revues as "Girl of the Golden Vest," "Wearing of the Grin" and "Rosie's Cheeks." His career hits the skids and he's living on a park bench before he's discovered by that great vaudeville star, Elmer Fudd. Their dual comedy act is a hit, which leads to film roles. Will Bugs Bunny ever have to look back? Written by J. Spurlin

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17 June 1950 (USA)  »

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Bugs turns down dozens of scripts, including one entitled "Life With Father". Bugs predicts: "Ehhh...this will never be a hit." It actually ran for 3,224 performances (1939-1947) on Broadway, making it the longest-running non-musical play in Broadway history. See more »

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[first lines]
Bugs Bunny: [answering the phone] Eh, start talking. It's your nickel.
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Referenced in Cheers: What's Up, Doc? (1989) See more »

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While Strolling Through The Park One Day
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Music by Ed Haley
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The pick of the litter.
15 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

For my money, the penultimate of Bugs Bunny's career.

Bugs tells his life story over the phone to the Disassociated Press (a clue for what we're in for.) We follow the trace of his career from dancing school, vaudeville, unemployment, a break from "big vaudeville star" Elmer Fudd (!), a twist in the act that's a hit with the audience and puts them in the big time.

And finally, Hollywood. The bit where they sing the title song does it for me. But even then, they still have a joke on him at the end. See it yourself.


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