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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:

Звезда скучает See more »

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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 is the first Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny/Daffy Duck cartoon to appear as essentially a clip show because of being mainly made up of reused footage from earlier cartoons, due to extreme low budget costs during this time of the late 1950's (the other two would later be Show Biz Bugs (1957) and Person to Bunny (1960) See more »

Quotes

Producer: [on phone] Yeah. Yeah, I know we need a double on the Bugs Bunny picture, but where can I get anyone stupid enough to take the job?
Daffy Duck: Okay, boss, hang up. A star is born, and that star is me!
Producer: I'll call you right back. I... I think I got a pigeon.
Daffy Duck: Pigeon? I'm not a pigeon. I'm a duck. D-U-K, duck. Loaded with talent. I do card tricks and impersonations. I work at weddings, bar mitzvahs... Have tux, will travel.
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Connections

Referenced in Art Mystery (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Captains of the Clouds
(uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
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four-way meet-up
9 December 2007 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

In what must have been the only time that Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam all starred in the same cartoon, Daffy is movie star Bugs's stunt double for every dangerous scene. Suffice it to say, Daffy always believes that he'll end up the top star but always suffers in the worst way possible. Is this his eternal doom?! Anyway, "A Star Is Bored" really shows Friz Freleng's style. While his cartoons didn't usually reach the cleverness attained by Chuck Jones's work, he always kept his cartoons funny. He certainly gives Daffy his just desserts. And he pokes fun at Hollywood just the right amount without the cartoon turning obnoxious. A good one.

I bet that the people in Middle America didn't get the part about Daffy performing at bar mitzvahs. Of course, the Termite Terrace crowd always liked to sneak in things like that (see the kreplach scene in "The Scarlet Pumpernickel").


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