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His Hare Raising Tale (1951)

Bugs tells stories to his nephew Clyde, derived from earlier cartoons (Baseball Bugs (1946), Stage Door Cartoon (1944), Rabbit Punch (1948), Falling Hare (1943) and Haredevil Hare (1948)).

Directors:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng), Robert Clampett (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Clyde Rabbit / Umpire / Ball Player / Scientist (voice)
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Storyline

Bugs tells stories to his nephew Clyde, derived from earlier cartoons (Baseball Bugs (1946), Stage Door Cartoon (1944), Rabbit Punch (1948), Falling Hare (1943) and Haredevil Hare (1948)).

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

¡Qué tío tan embustero! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The plane Bugs claimed he was testing was taken from the cartoon, "Falling Hare", minus the shots of the Gremlin or the punch line at the end. See more »

Goofs

Bugs tells Clyde that he was testing supersonic aircraft during WWII, but reliable supersonic flight did not become possible until 1947 (since the release date is four years after this event, supersonic aircraft had time to enter popular culture). Some WWII-era planes may have been capable of exceeding Mach 1 during steep powered dives, but no reliable records are available. See more »

Connections

Edited from Falling Hare (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

What's Up, Doc?
(uncredited)
Music by Carl W. Stalling
Played during the opening credits
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This short is a type that the animators called, "cheaters".
19 June 2002 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This cartoon is what they call a "cheater"-it uses old footage from previously released shorts along with new footage used to frame the clips.

Animation is a very time-consuming and labor-intensive process. Studios contracted to produce a specific number of shorts in a specific time-frame, most often a year. As budgets got tighter and deadlines loomed, in order to work a bit longer on some shorts to do excellent work, Warner Brothers animators (MGM did so as well) started to do "cheaters", which were quicker and cheaper than a fully new short, to stay on deadline and within the allotted budget for the year. The time and money saved on a cheater was used on other projects, to take a bit longer and do it right. Rather than cut corners on every project, like some studios did, they cut corners on a handful of shorts a year. This is one of the better cheaters. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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