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Transylvania 6-5000 (1963)

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Bugs is given a room for the night at the castle of Count Bloodcount in Transylvania.

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After getting lost on his vacation, Bugs ends up in the middle of Transylvania. He decides to get a room for the night in a nearby castle, which of course turns out to be home to a vampire. The bloodsucker is looking to make Bugs his next meal, but the bunny has a few tricks, as well as a few magic words, up his sleeve. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The last Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Chuck Jones. See more »

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Bugs Bunny: [seeing a vampire bat that is really a transformed Count Bloodcount] Golly! What big mosquitoes they do have here.
[He takes a fly swatter]
Bugs Bunny: Hold still, you little devil.
[He swats the bat with the swatter]
Bugs Bunny: There!
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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Transylvania 6-5000 (2010) See more »

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It's Magic
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Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung with substitute lyrics by Bugs Bunny
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No 'Scaredy Bunny' here
9 April 2006 | by (Sidney, Canada) – See all my reviews

Over his career as a cartoon director at Warner's, Chuck Jones crafted quite a few eerie cartoons, including a Sylvester-Porky trilogy which began with "Scaredy Cat." Jones never got around to putting the terrified cat and naive pig in a vampire's lair, but let Bugs take that turn instead. Bugs, like Porky in the earlier films, seems to be unaware of the danger he's in. He remains cheerful, and much of the film's humor comes from the way he maintains his aplomb against a shadowy background of coffin-shaped doorways, skull-and-bone carvings, and rotting drapes.

The vampire he faces is not a generic Lugosi/Dracula type. Count Bloodcount is a distinctive character in his own right thanks to voice artist Ben Frommer and a crew of talented animators with Ken Harris foremost among them. Co-director Maurice Noble encouraged layout man Bob Givens and background artist Phil DeGuard to devise scenes which would have had Sylvester wide-eyed and shuddering. Musician William Lava used his ominous style to lend suitable aural touches to this frightfully good cartoon.

-Tony


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