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Hare-Way to the Stars (1958)

Rocket-riding Bugs runs into Marvin Martian whom is about to destroy the Earth.

Director:

Chuck Jones

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Marvin the Martian / Countdown Voice (voice)
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Storyline

While Bugs is sleeping, a rocket is placed over his hole. He climbs abord and finds himself in space, where Marvin the Martian has finished his laboratory research and is about to destroy the Earth; it's up to Bugs to save the world. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Up in the Hare 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

The title is based on the Ella Fitzgerald song "Stairway to the Stars". See more »

Goofs

Marvin creates three creatures to capture Bugs. Bugs disposes of one by tricking it via the scooter type vehicles, but then runs into three creatures when there should only be two left.

The creature drives off the edge of the platform and drops into space, but like the myriad of characters in the cartooniverse, he reappears almost immediately in the next scene. Nearly every character in the Warner Bros. canon (and many others) has the ability to do this. Marvin's creature is no different. See more »

Quotes

Marvin the Martian: At last, after two thousand years of research, the illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator. At last...
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Soundtracks

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
(uncredited)
from the French melody "Ah ! vous dirai-je, Maman" (music first published 1761)
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Space really is deeper than we think...and to think that I once thought that Marvin said a certain sexual organ when he said "Venus"!
19 October 2006 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

When Bugs Bunny, after a miserable night's sleep, accidentally boards a rocket-ship, he inadvertently ends up in the domain of Marvin Martian, who wants to blow up earth. When Bugs steals Marvin's earth-shattering device, Marvin promptly sends some birdlike Martians after Bugs. Sure enough, Bugs is way ahead of him.

Aside from Bugs Bunny's simple irreverence, it's always great how these cartoons weren't afraid to do whatever they wanted. Marvin sort of reminded me of a 17th century fop, how he talked. But either way, the cartoon is just one of many classics. Not to be missed. And you just might want to run to the hills...

Silly-vization. Ha!


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