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Knighty Knight Bugs (1958)

Court jester Bugs races against the Black Knight (Yosemite Sam) and his sneezing dragon in pursuit of the Singing Sword.

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Bugs Bunny / Yosemite Sam / King Arthur / Sir Osis of Liver / Sir Loin of Beef / The Dragon / Knights (voice)
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King Arthur's kingdom and the knights of the Round Table are in the doldrums since the Dark Knight stole the Singing Sword and put it under the protection of a fire-breathing dragon. The king's jester, Bugs Bunny, says only a fool would try to steal it back, so the king orders him to try. The jester boldly enters the Dark Knight's castle, initially catching his adversaries napping, but when the Singing Sword wakes the knight and the dragon, can Bugs complete his mission? He's a clever fool. A moat, portcullis, and catapult all figure in the face off. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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23 August 1958 (USA)  »

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Благородный рыцарь Багс  »

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The only Bugs Bunny cartoon to ever receive an Academy Award. See more »

Goofs

When Bugs runs into the door at the base of the tower (chased by Sam the Black Knight and the dragon), he is holding the Singing Sword. When he ducks out and locks his adversaries inside, he is missing the sword. Later, leaving the castle, he has it again. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [after Bugs found the Singing Sword, at the Black Knight's castle and home] I wonder why they call this the Singing Sword?
[singing Sword performs musical tune "Cuddle Up a Little Closer"]
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Connections

Edited into The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981) See more »

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Aloha Oe
Music by Queen Liliuokalani
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Looney tunes classic
5 November 1999 | by (massachusetts) – See all my reviews

This cartoon (Oscar winning animated short for that year) is just out and out hilarious. I have a weakness for Yosetime Sam, here as the Black Knight trying to get into Bugs' castle. Of course he fails with hilarious results. If this doesn't make you chuckle, check your pulse.


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