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Abe Levitow (1922–1975)

Abe Levitow was an important member of the Chuck Jones production unit during the latter stages of the Golden Age of Animation. He animated some of the best-loved Looney Tunes cartoons of the 1950's, like Deduce, You Say (1956), Ali Baba Bunny (1957) and Robin Hood Daffy (1958). First signing on with Leon Schlesinger in 1939, he remained with ... See full bio »


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 1992-2003 ToonHeads (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Pepé Le Pew (2003) ... (original material)
- The Three Faces of Tom and Jerry (2002) ... (original material)
- The Evolution of Tom and Jerry (1992) ... (original material)
- Tom and Jerry: The Chuck Jones Cartoons (1992) ... (original material)
 1996 The Bugs n' Daffy Show (TV Series) (original material)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (original material)
 1991 Bugs Bunny's Lunar Tunes (TV Movie) (original material)
 1991 Chuck Amuck: The Movie (Documentary) (co-director: original material)
 1991 Bugs Bunny's Overtures to Disaster (TV Movie) (segment "Baton Bunny")
 1990 Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years (TV Movie documentary) (classic cartoons)
 1989 Fifty Years of Bugs Bunny in 3 1/2 Minutes (Short) (classic cartoon clips)
 1987 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Wet Hare/A Bird in a Guilty Cage/Martian Through Georgia/Half-Fare Hare (1987) ... (segment "Martian Through Georgia")
 1986 Pepe Le Pew's Skunk Tales (Video)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (additional director - 1978, uncredited)
 1977 Bugs Bunny: The Feast of Witches (TV Movie) (classic cartoons)
 1973 B.C.: The First Holiday Dinner (TV Special short)
  The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (co-director - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1971)
 1970 B.C. - The Shadow (Short)
 1970 Miss Peach (Short)
 1970 Miss Peach II (Short)
 1970 The Wizard of Id (Short)
 1970 Hollywood Magoo (TV Movie)
 1967 Advance and Be Mechanized (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1967 Surf-Bored Cat (Short)
 1966-1967 Tom and Jerry (TV Series short) (11 episodes)
- Surf-Bored Cat (1967)
- Cannery Rodent (1967)
- Rock 'n' Rodent (1967)
 1967 Rock 'n' Rodent (Short)
 1967 Guided Mouse-Ille (Short)
 1967 O-Solar-Meow (Short)
 1966 Catty-Cornered (Short)
 1966 The A-Tom-inable Snowman (Short)
 1966 Filet Meow (Short)
 1966 Puss 'N' Boats (Short)
 1966 A-Haunting We Will Go (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1965 Jerry-Go-Round (Short)
 1964-1965 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Mr. Magoo's Paul Revere (1965) ... (supervising)
- Mr. Magoo's King Arthur (1965) ... (supervising)
- Mr. Magoo's Sherlock Holmes (1965) ... (supervising)
- Mr. Magoo's Noah's Ark (1965) ... (supervising)
- Mr. Magoo's Captain Kidd (1965) ... (supervising)
 1964 The Porky Pig Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Hey There, It's Yogi Bear (co-director - uncredited)
 1962 Martian Through Georgia (Short)
 1962 Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
 1962 Gay Purr-ee
 1961 The Dick Tracy Show (TV Series) (supervising director - 130 episodes)
- Two Goons in the Fountain (1961) ... (supervising director)
- The Van Vandals (1961) ... (supervising director)
- The Tower of Pizza (1961) ... (supervising director)
- The Sweepstakes Caper (1961) ... (supervising director)
- The Stuffed Pillow Case (1961) ... (supervising director)
 1961 Nelly's Folly (Short) (co-director)
 1961 Lickety-Splat (Short) (co-director)
 1960 Inside Magoo (Short)
 1960 Mister Magoo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Magoo Meets Frankenstein (Short)
 1959 Unnatural History (Short)
 1959 A Witch's Tangled Hare (Short)
 1959 Really Scent (Short)
 1959 Baton Bunny (Short)
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