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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 short is included as a bonus on the Warner DVD of A Star Is Born (1954) See more »

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Daffy Duck: Make up!
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References A Bird in a Guilty Cage (1952) See more »

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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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