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Case of the Missing Hare (1942)

Bugs' home in a hollow tree is marred when the magician, Ala Bahma, plasters his show posters all over it. Bugs goes to the show to heckle.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story) (as Ted Pierce)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Ala Bahma (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Ala Bahma the magician is nailing posters advertising his magic show everywhere, even on the tree home to Bugs Bunny. Bugs, not wanting to have a poster nailed over his home, ends up getting a pie in the face by the magician and vows revenge ("Of course you realize this means war"). Later, at the magic show, Bugs pulls many interesting gags to heckle the magician and even pretends to be a small boy from the audience who volunteers to help with a magic trick. Bugs then finishes it all off at the end with a pie in Ala Bahma's face and a Hawaiian song. Written by cjqtwm

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alles fauler Zauber See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leon Schlesinger Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In a rare departure, Bugs is briefly depicted as having five fingers, instead of the usual four (as his hand is searching for the carrot on the magician's hat). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bugs Bunny: Eh, pardon me, doc. Fresh out of carrots.
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Soundtracks

Aloha Oe
(uncredited)
Music by Queen Liliuokalani
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Don't Mess with the Bunny
28 March 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Case of the Missing Hare (1942)

*** (out of 4)

Magician Ala Bahma is in the forest hanging up posters for his upcoming show and he crosses paths with Bugs Bunny. After throwing a pie into his face, Bugs decides to go to the show and cause the magician some trouble.

While this film is far from a classic it still contains enough good moments to where fans of Bugs will enjoy watching it. As you'd expect the animation quality is extremely high and that beautiful color is on full display throughout. Ala Bahma appeared in several shorts and I honestly never found him to be the greatest of villains. The entertainment factor certainly comes from Bugs with one of the highlights dealing with swords.


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