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His Hare Raising Tale (1951)

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Bugs tells stories to his nephew Clyde, derived from earlier cartoons (Baseball Bugs (1946), Stage Door Cartoon (1944), Rabbit Punch (1948), Falling Hare (1943) and Haredevil Hare (1948)).

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Bugs Bunny / Clyde Rabbit / Umpire / Ball Player / Scientist (voice)
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Bugs tells stories to his nephew Clyde, derived from earlier cartoons (Baseball Bugs (1946), Stage Door Cartoon (1944), Rabbit Punch (1948), Falling Hare (1943) and Haredevil Hare (1948)).

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During the "test pilot" segment (a clip from "Falling Hare"), Bugs tells Clyde that he was testing a "supersonic job". The plane depicted is propeller-driven and incapable of supersonic flight under normal circumstances. They may be able to exceed Mach 1 during a steep powered drive, but do not otherwise have that capability. See more »

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Featured in Sports on the Silver Screen (1997) See more »

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Long, Long Ago
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Music by Thomas Haynes Bayley
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This short is a type that the animators called, "cheaters".

This cartoon is what they call a "cheater"-it uses old footage from previously released shorts along with new footage used to frame the clips.

Animation is a very time-consuming and labor-intensive process. Studios contracted to produce a specific number of shorts in a specific time-frame, most often a year. As budgets got tighter and deadlines loomed, in order to work a bit longer on some shorts to do excellent work, Warner Brothers animators (MGM did so as well) started to do "cheaters", which were quicker and cheaper than a fully new short, to stay on deadline and within the allotted budget for the year. The time and money saved on a cheater was used on other projects, to take a bit longer and do it right. Rather than cut corners on every project, like some studios did, they cut corners on a handful of shorts a year. This is one of the better cheaters. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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