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Broom-Stick Bunny (1956)

Witch Hazel's claim to be the ugliest witch of all is threatened by a Halloween witch who turns out to be Bugs trick-or-treating.

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On Halloween night, Bugs Bunny goes out trick-or-treating dressed as a witch, wearing an ugly green mask. He comes to the creepy archaic mansion of Witch Hazel, who's making a batch of witch's brew. Hazel prides herself on being the ugliest witch of all and mistakes Bugs for a real witch. She becomes jealous of Bugs' ugliness and makes him a cup of Pretty Potion disguised as tea. Once Bugs removes his mask, Hazel soon learns that he's the remaining ingredient for her witch's brew. A chase soon ensues, but before Bugs is done for, Hazel drinks the Pretty Potion. Her worst nightmare comes true - she becomes young and beautiful. What's more, she flees from the genie in her magic mirror. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@henson.cc.wwu.edu>

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Maskerade mit Folgen  »

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According to June Foray's commentary track on the DVD box set, she was not only the voice for Witch Hazel, but was the model for the "beautified" witch at the conclusion of the cartoon. See more »

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[last lines]
Bugs Bunny: Hello, air-raid headquarters? Well, you're not gonna believe this, but I just saw a genie with light brown hair chasing a flying sorceress.
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Edited into Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special (1977) See more »

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A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich and You
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Music by Joseph Meyer
Sung by Witch Hazel with only modified lyrics
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A great Bugs Bunny cartoon for Halloween
14 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a great cartoon for Halloween and I love it and I'm really (and I mean really) into witches.

I like it when Bugs gave Witch Hazel the "puppy-eyes," and also when he hands her a cup of tea to cheer Hazel up (which is really a beauty potion) and she turns a beautiful woman. Did you all know that Witch Hazel's voice actress June Foray was the model for "beautiful" Witch Hazel? I heard it on the audio commentary for this cartoon on Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume #2 DVD box-set.

I also would like to point out that there is another Witch Hazel in the 1952 Donald Duck cartoon "Trick or Treat."


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