Warner Bros. 500th animated short, produced in 1946 and released in 1947 is "Easter Yeggs
", a word play on 'Easter eggs' and on 'yegg', a slang term for a burglar or safecracker. The technicolor cartoon, directed by Robert McKimson
and produced by Eddie Selzer, from a story by Warren Foster
, starring Mel Blanc
with music by Carl Stalling
, features Warners characters 'Bugs Bunny' and 'Elmer Fudd'.
In the cartoon, 'Bugs Bunny' finds the 'Easter Rabbit' sitting on a rock, crying. The Bunny tells Bugs that his feet are sore, so he cannot deliver the Easter eggs. Bugs takes up the job, not knowing that, every year, the Easter Bunny gets some 'dumb bunny' to do his work for him.
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Bugs Bunny In "Easter Yeggs