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Stage Door Cartoon (1944)

That wascawwy wabbit is chased into a theatre by Elmer Fudd, and ends up having to perform to save himself, as well as convince Elmer to act himself. The vaudeville industry was never this wacky!

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Southern Sheriff (voice)
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Storyline

That wascawwy wabbit is chased into a theatre by Elmer Fudd, and ends up having to perform to save himself, as well as convince Elmer to act himself. The vaudeville industry was never this wacky!

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Certificate:

Approved

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bretter, die die Welt bedeuten See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The title is a play on that of the wartime musical Stage Door Canteen (1943). See more »

Quotes

Southern Sheriff: [to Elmer, who has no pants on] You're under arrest for indecent southern exposure. Is agin' the law. Get a-goin'! It's the hoosegow for you, bub.
[as they are leaving the theater, a Bugs Bunny cartoon starts playing]
Southern Sheriff: Say, just a moment. Hold your horses. It's one of them Bugs Bunny cartoonies a-comin' on. I just dotes on that there critter's doin's. Sit, son. I ain't a gonna miss this'n.
Bugs Bunny: [On screen] Eh, what's up, Doc?
Southern Sheriff: [laughing] Look at that critter! What a scalawag! Don't he beat all?
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor
(uncredited)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played when Elmer gets tossed around and hammered inside the piano
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It's Bugs and Elmer in action again in Stage Door Cartoon
22 March 2010 | by tavmSee all my reviews

Just rewatched this Bugs Bunny/Elmer Fudd cartoon on the Hollywood Canteen DVD 25 years after first seeing this on cable station WTBS back in the early '80s. In this one, the wabbit keeps trying to escape from Elmer's shotgun by going to a theater backstage and performing skits with the hunter an unwilling assistant. This was a highly amusing, if not completely hilarious, cartoon that brought a constant smile on my face especially when the familiar gags and music were being played. Also later on, Bugs disguises himself in costume and a voice that would later be used on another nemesis named Yosemite Sam. The title above might be a bit misleading for anyone expecting soldiers dancing with pretty women but otherwise, I heartily recommend Stage Door Cartoon.


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