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The Grey Hounded Hare (1949)

Bugs is in love with mechanical bunny at the dog race track

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / #7 Dog - Gnawbone / Race Announcer / Dogs (voice)
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Storyline

Bugs Bunny ends up at a dog race and decides to take in the show. However, the mechanical rabbit is released (for the dogs to follow), and Bugs falls head over heals in love with the "light brown hare"! Unfortunately, when Bugs sees all of the dogs chasing "that cute little bunny", he valiantly runs onto the track and starts to take down the dogs one by one! Things seem to be in the bag, unless you count a huge grey dog that isn't going to let Bugs stand in his way of winning! Written by Lex

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Кролик на собачьих бегах See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Announcer: The dogs are going into their starting boxes. Now they're on edge for this race. Bill's Bunion looks a little sore. Pneumatic Tire's rounding into shape. Father's Moustache looks a little droopy. Motorman's Glove will have a hand in it. Bride's Biscuit is hard as a rock. Grandpa's Folly is out of it. He's being scratched.
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Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Horse Troop
(uncredited)
Music by John Philip Sousa
[Plays when Bugs says, "What's going on here? What's all the racket?" and the announcer says everyone has time to make selections for the next dog race.]
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"Pneumatic Tire is flat!"
21 August 2016 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Funny Bugs Bunny short directed by Robert McKimson. This time Bugs shows up at a greyhound racetrack, where he mistakenly thinks a fake rabbit used as a lure for the dogs to chase is real. So Bugs tries to rescue the rabbit and winds up fighting with the dogs. A simple but fun cartoon with some good gags and lines. The animation is beautiful, with well-drawn characters and backgrounds. Love the colors. Carl Stalling's music is quite nice and the voice work from Mel Blanc is, as usual, excellent. This isn't one of my favorite Bugs cartoons but it is a good one that movies along quickly. The stuff with the racetrack announcer is probably my favorite part of the short.


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