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Writers:
Michael Maltese (written by) &
Chuck Jones (written by)
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Release Date:
30 September 1979 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
It's classic encounters of the funniest kind!
Plot:
Bugs Bunny reflects on his past cartoon exploits. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Not sure if I watched a cut version, but some of these cartoons are cut! See more (18 total) »

Cast

 

Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Marvin the Martian / Wile E. Coyote / Pepe le Pew / Dr. I.Q. High / Hassan (voice) (also archive footage)
Arthur Q. Bryan ... Elmer Fudd (voice) (archive footage)
Paul Julian ... Road Runner (archive sound)
Nicolai Shutorov ... Giovanni Jones (singing voice) (archive footage)

Directed by
Chuck Jones (also archive footage)
Phil Monroe ("Bugs at Home" segments)
 
Writing credits
Michael Maltese (written by) &
Chuck Jones (written by)

John W. Dunn  uncredited

Produced by
Chuck Jones .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dean Elliott (segments "Bugs at Home")
Milt Franklyn (archive footage)
William Lava (archive footage)
John Seely (archive footage)
Carl W. Stalling (archive footage)
 
Film Editing by
Treg Brown 
 
Production Design by
Ray Aragon (segment "Bugs at Home")
Maurice Noble 
 
Production Management
Mary Roscoe .... production manager (segments "Bugs at Home")
 
Art Department
Don Foster .... graphics
 
Visual Effects by
A.C. Gamer .... effects animator (uncredited)
Harry Love .... effects animator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Peter Alvarado .... background artist
Irv Anderson .... animator (segment "Bugs at Home")
Bob Bransford .... animator
Keith Darling .... animator
Philip DeGuard .... background artist (as Phil Deguard)
Philip DeGuard .... layout artist
Don Foster .... animator
Robert Gribbroek .... background artist (as Bob Gribbroek)
Robert Gribbroek .... layout artist
Ken Harris .... animator
Abe Levitow .... animator
Phil Monroe .... animator
Maurice Noble .... layout artist
Manuel Perez .... animator (segment "Bugs at Home") (as Manny Perez)
Tom Ray .... animator
Virgil Ross .... animator (segment "Bugs at Home")
Richard H. Thomas .... background artist
Richard Thompson .... animator (as Dick Thompson)
Lloyd Vaughan .... animator
Ben Washam .... animator
Irv Wyner .... background artist ("Bugs at Home" segements)
 
Music Department
Milt Franklyn .... orchestrator (archive footage) (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Marian Dern .... assistant to producer: "Bugs at Home" segments
 
Thanks
Dorothy Jones .... dedicatee
 

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Runtime:
98 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:G (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Quebec) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:S | Portugal:M/6 | Sweden:7 | UK:U | USA:G | West Germany:6

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Trivia:
The scene in which Bugs discusses his "several fathers" was written by Chuck Jones as a way to debunk fellow animation director Robert Clampett's claims throughout the 1970s that he alone created Bugs. Clampett's name is notably missing from Bugs's list. Also missing is Ben Hardaway, who created the earliest prototype of Bugs and was in fact the originator of the name "Bugs Bunny" (Bugs being Hardaway's own nickname), though in this case Jones later confirmed that the omission had simply been an oversight, and that he would have had no qualms about including Hardaway in the gallery.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: About 5 minutes into the movie as Bugs relates the beginning of man and he points out our fourth rate star, the Sun, you can see "Start 56+0 Filter 16 Yellow" written in the middle of the Sun.See more »
Quotes:
Wile E. Coyote:[dazed] Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Mud.
[he passes out]
Bugs Bunny:And remember, "mud" spelled backwards is "dum".
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Movie Connections:
Spoofs Star Wars (1977)See more »
Soundtrack:
Aloha OeSee more »

FAQ

If a rattlesnake was a character on the show, what would Wile E Coyote be to him?
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Not sure if I watched a cut version, but some of these cartoons are cut!, 28 May 2006
Author: MisterWhiplash from United States

That being said, I have to say that some of my favorite Looney Tunes cartoons are in this first collection of shorts released in the span of the late 70's and 80's (another I watched maybe more than this one was Daffy Duck's Quackbusters). Here and there I wondered if a couple of the shorts were complete; they seemed to cut down the Rabbit Fire episode down by half, an a couple others didn't seem 100% either. Still, I would highly recommend it to those looking to get into the series (if by some chance not through another route like DVD). The cartoons Duck Amuck (as Daffy goes ape against the vindictive animator) and the one involving Bugs and the Opera singer top the list, while a few others are also quite appealing like Bugs against the Bull, Daffy as a would-be Robin Hood, and at least half of the Road-Runner shorts. That part of the film, which while given 2nd billing in the title (The Bugs Bunny and Road Runner Movie), only lasts a full 20 minutes or less. The enjoyment of those shorts will depend on if you like the Roadrunner shorts to start with, but there are some choice segments that even had me laughing. Not overall a great collection of shorts, but certain shorts are stand-out here.

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