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Lumber Jack-Rabbit (1954)

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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Holzfäller-Hase  »

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Trivia

This cartoon was intended for release with House of Wax (1953), which was also filmed in 3D. See more »

Quotes

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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The Blue Tail Fly
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Sung by Bugs Bunny
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Chuck Jones' Lumber Jack-Rabbit with Bugs Bunny is the only Warner Bros. cartoon made in 3-D
3 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

Just watched this Bugs Bunny cartoon on YouTube. This is the one Warner Bros. made in 3-D as evidenced by the beginning which has the familiar WB shield going further in front when it moves forward. I hope to one day see it in the format it was meant to be seen originally but I enjoyed it just the same. I mean, look at the many gags that emphasized the small size of Bugs and the big size of the giant dog Smidgen who happens to be Paul Bunyan's pet here. Oh, and he also looks like Porky Pig's usual dog Charlie. Since this animated short is helmed by Charlie's creator Chuck Jones, that seems to be more than a coincidence. Anyway, this was a very funny short though I didn't get the ending. Still, Lumber Jack-Rabbit comes highly recommended. P.S. It's always nice whenever Mel Blanc sings something in character like here with "Blue Tail Fly".


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