7.4/10
798
14 user 1 critic

Hyde and Hare (1955)

Bugs Bunny comes to a city park to be daily fed carrots by a meek, little man. Bugs proposes that the man adopt him as a pet. The man accepts and takes Bugs home, where he states he is a ... See full summary »

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In Paris Louie and Francois, Chefs of rival restaurants, argue over which establishment will have Bugs for the dinner menu.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Tedd Pierce
Family | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Wile E. Coyote set up an elaborate scientific contraption to trap Bugs.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
Big Top Bunny (1951)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An acrobatic bear at Colonel Korny's World Famous Circus finds an unwanted partner in Bugs Bunny.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Sylvester the Cat makes every attempt to snatch or lure Tweety from his birdhouse.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

While vacationing in the Ozark Mountains, Bugs Bunny encounters Curt and Pumpkinhead Martin, two dimwitted hillbillies who are duped by Bugs into a violent square dance.

Director: Robert McKimson
Stars: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg, John T. Smith
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Wile E. Coyote uses a bottle full of bees, a brick wall, a boulder in a catapult, and a harpoon gun in his usual unsuccessful attempts to catch the Road Runner.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Paul Julian
Guided Muscle (1955)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

While cooking a tin can, the Coyote spots a better meal rushing by- the Road Runner. But making himself into a giant arrow doesn't catch the bird, and the book, "How to Tar and Feather a Road Runner", isn't much help either.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Paul Julian
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Witch Hazel's claim to be the ugliest witch of all is threatened by a Halloween witch who turns out to be Bugs trick-or-treating.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray
Family | Western | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Yosemite Sam is a-lookin' for any varmint what dares to tame him. And Bugs is just the varmint.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce
Slick Hare (1947)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Humphrey Bogart visits the Mocrumbo Restaurant. He orders fried rabbit and Elmer Fudd has twenty minutes to serve it.

Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Dave Barry
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

It's the start of the Baby-Boom, and the overworked delivery system is full of glitches: Mother Goose gets a baby skunk, a Scotty dog gets a little hippo, and Mr. and Mrs. Mouse wind up ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett
Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner
Bunny Hugged (1951)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This adventure takes Bugs into the world of professional wrestling.

Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Dr. Jekyll (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Bugs Bunny comes to a city park to be daily fed carrots by a meek, little man. Bugs proposes that the man adopt him as a pet. The man accepts and takes Bugs home, where he states he is a doctor - and the name on his shingle is Dr. Jekyll. Unbeknownst to Bugs, Jekyll gives into the temptation to drink his potion that changes him into Mr. Hyde. Bugs keeps fleeing Hyde and running to the re-transformed Jekyll for help, but behind Bugs' back, Jekyll involuntarily changes back into Hyde. Bugs helps himself to some of Jekyll's potion before leaving to return to the park, where he changes into a shaggy, green rabbit that scares everyone away. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conejo adoptivo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is a word play on the expression "hide nor hair", as in "I haven't seen hide nor hair of him", meaning "I haven't seen any trace of him". "Hyde" in the title refers to Mr. Hyde, the evil persona of Dr. Jekyll in "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [At the piano, imitating Liberace] I wish my brother George was here.
See more »

Connections

References The Honeymooners (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltz Op. 64 No. 1 in D flat major (Minute Waltz)
(uncredited)
Music by Frédéric Chopin
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Maintaing the Quality & Tradition of "Termite Terrace."
10 May 2016 | by redryan64See all my reviews

BEING AN OBVIOUS stop on the schedule of every cartoon series and live action comedy shorts department, Robert Louis Stevenson's THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE provided rich and obvious fodder for spoofing. In addition to all of the straight, dramatic adaptations that had appeared over the years, there were many comic send-ups.

WHEREAS WE HAD seen dramas with the title role's being portrayed by such luminaries as John Barrymore, Frederick March and Spencer Tracy; the funsters would not be denied. Funnymen who essayed the story's well known plot from the view of parody included Stan Laurel (solo in a silent short)*, Abbott & Costello, the Bowery Boys and the 3 Stooges. (Although the last 2 weren't strictly JEKYLL & HYDE, the elements were definitely there.)

IN REGARDS TO this little mini-film, it is a study in economy of both story telling as swell as in filming. Its "cast" is held to a bare minimum. Other than Bugs Bunny and the Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde combine, the only other characters that are portrayed are the group of elderly folks who are feeding the pigeons in the park.

PRRHAPS INTENDED AS a sort of "hallmark" the LOONEY TOONS/MERRIE MELODIES of the Warner Brothers Animation, director, I."Fritz" Freleng, and voice actor, Mel Blanc, added one additional characteristic to their Dr. Jekyll. They made him a very timid "Casper Milquetoast" type. This probably gave an outstandingly sharp contrast to the Mr. Hyde's over the top growling, knuckle dragging and otherwise murderous gyrations.

OTHER THSN THAT, everything went just as about as we expected with all of the action that took place between and because of the constant changes between the two personalities and their manifesting of the comic/horror aspects of the story.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed