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Transylvania 6-5000 (1963)

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

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Bugs Bunny (voice)
Ben Frommer ...
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Agatha and Emily - The Two-headed Vulture (voice)
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Storyline

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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30 November 1963 (USA)  »

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Трансильвания 6-5000  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title is a pun on that of the 1940 hit song "PEnnsylvania Six-Five Thousand" by Glenn Miller, who quoted what is still today the phone number of his home venue at the time, the Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [seeing a sign reading "Pittsburghe, Transylvania"] These Pennsylvania hardwoods ain't too soft.
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Connections

Edited into The Duxorcist (1987) 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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"Rest is good for the blood."
31 October 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Chuck Jones' last Bugs Bunny short in the classic era is a fun one with a cool setting. Bugs is traveling to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (underground, of course) but somehow winds up in Pittsburghe, Transylvania. There he makes his way to a spooky old castle where he meets up with his nemesis in this cartoon: vampire Count Blood Count. The Count tries repeatedly to bite Bugs but finds himself bested by, of all things, magic words Bugs happens to read in a book. A funny short with some good gags and lines. Being that this is a '60s Looney Tunes, the animation is not the greatest. But it is far from the worst I've seen from this period. The use of dark colors and shadows goes a long way to help the cartoon's look. Good voice work from Mel Blanc, Julie Bennett, and Ben Frommer. Surprisingly decent score from Bill Lava. One of the best Bugs cartoons of the 1960s. Not that there's a lot of competition.


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