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Funny Little Bunnies (1934)

We see bunny rabbits preparing for Easter, by making chocolate eggs and rabbits, decorating eggs, and weaving and filling baskets.

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Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Florence Gill Florence Gill ... Hens (voice) (uncredited)
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We see bunny rabbits preparing for Easter, by making chocolate eggs and rabbits, decorating eggs, and weaving and filling baskets.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Funny Bunnies See more »

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Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: A Bunch of Silly Symphonies (1997) See more »

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See the Funny Little Bunnies
Music and lyrics by Frank Churchill and Leigh Harline
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Disney Ventures Into Bunny Land
30 September 2000 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

A Walt Disney SILLY SYMPHONY Cartoon Short.

The FUNNY LITTLE BUNNIES are energetically getting ready for Easter by making & decorating chocolate eggs, and, with the help of some friendly hens, hard-boiled Easter eggs.

A lively and extremely visual cartoon, with lots of bright colors (wonder if the animators got their paints from the rainbow, too, like the bunnies?).What the film lacks in plot it makes up in the imaginative way in which the treats are produced. It sounds as though Florence Gill supplied the voice for the hens. Major complaint is the unnecessary use of blind, cross-eyed & elderly gags - Walt should have known better.

The SILLY SYMPHONIES, which Walt Disney produced for a ten year period beginning in 1929, are among the most interesting of series in the field of animation. Unlike the Mickey Mouse cartoons in which action was paramount, with the Symphonies the action was made to fit the music. There was little plot in the early Symphonies, which featured lively inanimate objects and anthropomorphic plants & animals, all moving frantically to the soundtrack. Gradually, however, the Symphonies became the school where Walt's animators learned to work with color and began to experiment with plot, characterization & photographic special effects. The pages of Fable & Fairy Tale, Myth & Mother Goose were all mined to provide story lines and even Hollywood's musicals & celebrities were effectively spoofed. It was from this rich soil that Disney's feature-length animation was to spring. In 1939, with SNOW WHITE successfully behind him and PINOCCHIO & FANTASIA on the near horizon, Walt phased out the SILLY SYMPHONIES; they had run their course & served their purpose.


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