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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

It is one of the few cartoons in which Bugs doesn't say his famous catchphrase "Eh, what's up, Doc?" See more »

Quotes

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

Featured in Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

The Latin Quarter
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
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Another Looney Tunes gem
17 June 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I love this cartoon, I think it is clever and original. These Looney Tunes cartoons were part of my childhood, and this was one of those that I constantly loved and still love watching. The animation is detailed and expressive, the music is sparkling, the dialogue is funny and the sight gags are clever and inventive. And I love the chemistry between Bugs and the magician. Bugs is still his rascally and somewhat arrogant self, while the magician himself is an interesting character, for he is weak, obnoxious and inferior at his job. Just watching Bugs outsmart him is part of the fun of this cartoon. On a finishing note, Mel Blanc once again is faultless with the voices. Overall, another gem. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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