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Baton Bunny (1959)

Bugs conducts the Warner Brothers Symphony in Franz von Suppé's "Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna" while reacting to a bothersome fly.

Directors:

Chuck Jones, Abe Levitow

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Coughing Bum (voice)
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Storyline

Bugs conducts the Warner Brothers Symphony in Franz von Suppé's "Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna" while reacting to a bothersome fly.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bunny chef d'orchestre 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

At the beginning of the short, conductor Bugs Bunny reacts to someone loudly coughing in the audience by holding up a sign that reads "Throw the bum out", and the offender is removed. This was a milder variation of a gag in Friz Freleng's 1946 cartoon "Rhapsody Rabbit", in which concert pianist Bugs resolves an identical situation by simply shooting the coughing spectator dead. See more »


Soundtracks

Ein Morgen, Ein Mittag und Ein Abend
(uncredited)
By Franz von Suppé
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My first Bugs Bunny cartoon
3 May 2009 | by ultramatt2000-1See all my reviews

Before I start this review, I'd like to say that I saw this when I was 2 on WKBHK TV-44 San Francisco. It came after SESAME STREET (read my SPRINKLE ME PINK comment).

I found it funny not only to see Bugs Bunny as a conductor but also seeing him clown around. Usually Bugs gets chased around, or runs into trouble, but here trouble comes to him in a for a a small fly. The ending is a funny gag, I cannot spoil any information for you. You have to see it (perhaps on YouTube) to believe it.

I highly recommend it! That and the DUCK RABBIT DUCK cartoons where it is Bugs vs. Daffy vs. Elmer Fudd.


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