A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

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Dignity. Poise. Mystery. We expect nothing less from the great, turn-of-the-century magician, Presto. But, when Presto forgets to feed his rabbit one too many times, well, there's really no telling what to expect! Follow the escalating high jinx of the amazing Presto, his rabbit Alec, and what happens onstage when a star magician's ego provokes some clever revenge from his neglected costar. Written by Pixar Animation Studios

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The design of the opening credits ("Walt Disney Pictures Presents" and "A Pixar Animation Studios Cartoon") is an homage to the openings of Disney's 1940s and 1950s shorts, which used spotlighted text on a red textured background. See more »

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While testing the trick before the show, the hat on the rabbit's head shifts perceptibly to the left just as the magician's hand enters the top hat. See more »

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The best short from Disney and pixar yet.
27 June 2008 | by (phoenix) – See all my reviews

wildly entertaining. very cute. and very exciting. all with no dialogue.

the quick story is really clever too.

again, a very very funny short film. kids will love it, and so will adults, and so will you.

it will win an Oscar. you'll see.

gotta love Disney and pixar. they always provide. and keep getting better. Presto really upped the scale for future DP short films.

i thought that presto was just the perfect appetizer for Wall E. it really gets you in the mood to laugh at the very charlie chaplin humor.


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