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Bugs helps a penguin go home via New Orleans, Martinique, the Panama Canal and finally the South Pole. But the penguin's home is in New Jersey.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Hobo / Man drinking mint julip in New Orleans / Natives (voice)
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Storyline

Bugs helps a little penguin get home after the Ice Frolics show he was in is closed. They head south to New Orleans where the penguin gets on the Admiral Byrd, which it turns out is bound for Brooklyn. Their second attempt gets them to the Panama canal but they soon find themselves as the main course for a native dinner. They finally make it to the South Pole but Bugs too late just where home is. Written by garykmcd

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugs el dadivoso See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"8 Ball Bunny" has a double connection to Humphrey Bogart: 1) Bogart's character from The Treasure of the Sierra Madre shows up several times in caricature, begging money from Bugs. 2) Bugs, around 4:30, sings a song in calypso style summarizing the plot of the story so far. This is a parody of what the character King Moses regularly did in the radio series Bold Venture, which starred Bogart and Lauren Bacall. See more »

Goofs

As the cruise ship leaves New Orleans, mountains are shown ahead. There are no mountains in New Orleans. See more »

Quotes

Hobo: Penguins is practically chickens.
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Connections

Featured in The Brothers Warner (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Calypso Bunny
Written by Michael Maltese
Sung by Bugs while playing a guitar
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Gee, that little penguin sure made MY heart melt!
17 June 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I love 8 Ball Bunny, it was both funny and extremely cute. The animation is beautiful, very colourful and lively, with nice backgrounds especially. The music is rousing and sweet too, and the dialogue sparkles with wit and zest, Bugs has the best lines but the repeated line said by Humphrey Bogart sure was funny. The sight gags are like the cartoon, funny and cute, especially when the little penguin cried or clapped. The characters are great, Bugs is both caring and reluctant, but the penguin held my attention the most. Maybe it's because I have a thing for penguins, but this particular penguin was adorable and melted my heart immediately. Overall, wonderful, well worth watching I think for the penguin alone. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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