Bugs Bunny stumbles on the carrot patch of Paul Bunyan, but doesn't realize that it is guarded by a 124-foot, 4,600-ton dog named Smidgen.

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Bugs Bunny / Smidgen (voice)
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Bugs Bunny stumbles on the carrot patch of Paul Bunyan, but doesn't realize that it is guarded by a 124-foot, 4,600-ton dog named Smidgen.

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25 September 1953 (USA)  »

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The legendary Chuck Jones left Warner Brothers for four months over the production of this cartoon, which he felt was unsatisfactory. He went to Disney for those months, and worked on Sleeping Beauty (1959), but eventually realized that, although he thought Walt Disney was an excellent producer, the company was not right for him. A famous meeting occurred when Disney told Jones "We can work out something for you" and Jones responded "Well, you have one job here that I want, and that's yours!" to which Disney said "I'm sorry, it's filled." It was the only time Jones left the company in a career that lasted over 25 years, until Jones was "let go" with the animation department in 1962. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [on being confronted by Paul Bunyan's dog, Smidgen, height 124 ft 6 in, weight 4600 tons] I'll be scared later. Right now, I'm too mad.
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The closing "That's All Folks!" fades in a line at a time instead of the tradition of being written out. See more »

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What's Up, Doc?
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Music by Carl W. Stalling
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The cartoon is nice entertaining, but the 3d effects don't quite work
23 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As an avid fan of Looney Tunes, I looked forward to seeing Lumber Jack-Rabbit. It was nice and entertaining, but some aspects disappointed too. So what disappointed? Well the pacing isn't as secure as it normally is, while the cartoon is I feel too short at 6 minutes. But the let down were some of the 3d effects. Some of them work nicely such as the dog and the horizon but others are distracting and as a consequence fall flat.

However, the animation itself, the characters and backgrounds are crisp, colourful and lively, and the music is energetic and fun. There is also the typical Looney Tunes wit and irreverence that make these cartoons so enjoyable, evident in the witty dialogue and smart sight gags. Bugs has been better but he is good, while the dog Smidgen is a good foil. And as always Mel Blanc is stellar with the vocals. Overall, not the best of the lot by a mile, but definitely worth watching. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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