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A Star Is Bored (1956)

Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

Director:

Friz Freleng

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck / Yosemite Sam / Producer / Director (voice)
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Storyline

Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Star Is Bored See more »

Company Credits

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

This short is included as a bonus on the Warner DVD of A Star Is Born (1954) See more »

Quotes

[Daffy is dressed as Bugs Bunny]
Daffy Duck: Oh, boy! I could be sent to prison for the scenes I'm going to steal!
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Connections

Edited into Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
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"Oh boy, I could be sent to prison for the scenes I'm going to steal!"
9 February 2016 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Cute Daffy and Bugs short with a very funny set-up. This one has Daffy complaining to a Warner Bros. executive about Bugs getting all the attention. It just so happens the exec is having trouble finding stunt doubles for Bugs so Daffy is easily talked into taking on the job. This leads to several scenes where we see the cartoons being filmed like live-action movies. When it gets to the point in the scenes where violence is supposed to be inflicted upon Bugs, Daffy is forced to stand in and take the lumps. This type of cartoon, where the characters are actors acting out their roles, is the kind of thing that is all too common in modern Looney Tunes. It isn't funny anymore but, back then, it was fresh and clever. This is also a rare case where Bugs, Daffy, Yosemite Sam, and Elmer Fudd all appear in the same short. The animation is bright and colorful. The music is lively and fun. Great voice work from Mel Blanc and Arthur Q. Bryan, of course. Lots of laughs to be had here, particularly where Daffy is concerned. Love that ending.


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