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Gorilla My Dreams (1948)

Mrs. Gorilla want to adopt Bugs; Mr. G. only wants to chase him.

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Complete credited cast:
... Bugs Bunny / Gruesome Gorilla / Mrs. Gruesome Gorilla / Tarzan / Gorillas (voice)
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Bugs is sailing the South Seas when a gorilla mother, desperate for a child, hijacks his barrel and presents Bugs to her husband. Bugs decides to play along, but quickly discovers his new "father" plays a bit rough. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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3 January 1948 (USA)  »

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Absonderliche Affenliebe  »

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Bugs Bunny: Okay, Doc. You caught me fair and square. I throw myself on your tender moicies.
[Gorilla grabs Bugs and roughs him up, but he quickly tires out; Bugs blows on him and he falls]
Bugs Bunny: Heh, I wore him out.
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Spoofs The Grapes of Wrath (1940) See more »

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Valurile Dunarii (Danube Waves)
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Music by Iosif Ivanovici
Played when the mother gorilla is crying
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Nicer to look at than it is to listen to
1 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

The best thing about Robert McKimson's 'Gorilla My Dreams' are the sumptuous jungle backgrounds against which the action is set. It's a lovely setting for a so-so cartoon. Bugs Bunny is washed ashore on a tropical island and immediately adopted against his will by a broody, childless mother gorilla. Her husband, Gruesome, is less than pleased by this development and sets out to render himself childless. It is from hereon in that the cartoon starts to falter with some clumsily timed sequences (the dance with the coconut tree being the prime example) and a less than satisfactory ending. It's a shame the script is so off during the main body of the cartoon because much of the animation is extremely nice, such as the beautiful chase sequence which culminates in a striking layout which charts the lengthiness of the pursuit by showing Bugs and Gruesome's silhouetted figures in several different places at once. Despite being serenaded by Bugs with several hit songs of the day, I still always think of 'Gorilla My Dreams' as a far nicer cartoon to look at than it is to listen to.


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