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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

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

[after the rocket has left the Earth]
Bugs: The sun ain't even up. No wonder I'm so sleep-y?
[a shooting star passes right past Bugs]
Bugs: YIKES! What was that?
[a satellite knocks Bugs off the rocket, and Bugs is hanging on for dear life]
Bugs: Well, ask a silly question...
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Connections

Featured in Bugs Bunny in Space (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
(uncredited)
from the French melody "Ah ! vous dirai-je, Maman" (music first published 1761)
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"Where's the kaboom?"
21 August 2016 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Very entertaining Bugs Bunny short from the great Chuck Jones. This one features Bugs facing off against Marvin the Martian. When Bugs is accidentally launched into space, he crashes onto a space station where Marvin is once again planning an attack on Earth with his "Explosive Space Modulator." Great voice work from Mel Blanc. Very nice music from Milt Franklyn. The animation is mostly excellent. The backgrounds and things like the spaceship are very well done, while Bugs looks a little rough sometimes. It's a funny cartoon with good lines and clever bits of creativity (like the silly birdlike Martian creatures Marvin sends after Bugs). Not my favorite Bugs & Marvin short but a very good one.


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