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A Star Is Bored (1956)

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Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

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Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

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This is the first Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny/Daffy Duck cartoon to appear as a essential clip show because of being mainly made up of reused footage from earlier cartoons, due to extreme low budget costs during this time of the late 1950's (the other two would later be Show Biz Bugs (1957) and Person to Bunny (1960) See more »

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Daffy Duck: What a job for a duck with my talents, pushing a broom while others with absolutely nothing on the ball get all the breaks.
Bugs Bunny: [inside dressing room] Oh, it's so nice of you, Lolly...
Daffy Duck: Eesh! Listen to that ham putting it on.
Bugs Bunny: Well, I'm willing to do anything my public demands.
Daffy Duck: [mockingly] "Anything my public demands. Anything my public demands." That does it! If a long-eared rabbit can be a star, so can a duck!
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Hooray for Hollywood
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
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9 December 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

In what must have been the only time that Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam all starred in the same cartoon, Daffy is movie star Bugs's stunt double for every dangerous scene. Suffice it to say, Daffy always believes that he'll end up the top star but always suffers in the worst way possible. Is this his eternal doom?! Anyway, "A Star Is Bored" really shows Friz Freleng's style. While his cartoons didn't usually reach the cleverness attained by Chuck Jones's work, he always kept his cartoons funny. He certainly gives Daffy his just desserts. And he pokes fun at Hollywood just the right amount without the cartoon turning obnoxious. A good one.

I bet that the people in Middle America didn't get the part about Daffy performing at bar mitzvahs. Of course, the Termite Terrace crowd always liked to sneak in things like that (see the kreplach scene in "The Scarlet Pumpernickel").


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