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Rabbit of Seville (1950)

Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera.

Director:

Chuck Jones (as Charles M. Jones)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

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

Behind the Hollywood Bowl stage which is playing the opera, The Barber of Seville, Bugs Bunny flees into the backstage area with Elmer Fudd in close pursuit. Seeing his opportunity to fight on his terms, Bugs raises the curtain on Elmer, trapping him on stage. As the orchestra begins playing, Bugs comes into play as the barber who is going to make sure that Elmer is going to get a grooming he will never forget. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Certificate:

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Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Hase von Sevilla See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,285, 16 February 1998

Gross USA:

$14,753

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,753
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title of the cartoon is a play on words for "The Barber of Seville, or The Useless Precaution", an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with a libretto by Cesare Sterbini. The première took place on Wednesday 20 February 1816 at the Teatro Argentina, Rome. See more »

Goofs

The bottles and other accessories on the worktop beside the barber's chair constantly change through the cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [Last line, after dispatching Elmer, and one munch on a carrot] Ehh... Next?
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Alternate Versions

On ABC, some of Elmer's gunshots were deleted. Possible editing was also done to reduce the depicted violence in the scene of Bugs slashing Elmer's face with a razor. See more »


Soundtracks

Wedding March
(uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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absolutely brilliant
29 December 2000 | by terp_92See all my reviews

One of the best of the Warner Brothers cartoons. The scenes of Elmer Fudd chasing Bugs Bunny during the opera are so brilliantly done with the music. The chase scene with the bigger and bigger weapons is one of the all-time classics.


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