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Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)

Rival book salesmen Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to read fairy tales to his spoiled, selfish son, Prince Abba-Dabba.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shepard Menken Shepard Menken ... Old Storyteller (voice) (as Shep Menken)
Lennie Weinrib Lennie Weinrib ... Prince Abadaba (voice)
Bea Benaderet ... Witch Hazel / Gretel (voice) (archive footage) (as Bea Benederet)
Tom Holland Tom Holland ... Slowpoke Rodriguez (voice) (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Yosemite Sam / Sylvester / Sylvester, Jr. / Speedy Gonzales / Tweety / Genie / Hassan / Big Bad Wolf / Beanstalk Giant / Elvis Gorilla / Stork (voice)
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ... Elmer Fudd (voice)
June Foray ... Granny / Goldimouse / Mrs. Sylvester / Mrs. Elvis Gorilla / Jack's Mother (voice)
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Storyline

Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are rival book salesmen from Rambling House. They each go their separate ways to sell books to folks, Daffy finds himself encountering Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig. Bugs gets forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to tell stories to his spoiled-brat son, Prince Abba-Dabba. The stories are shown through clips of old Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies. Written by Jon Cooke <cooke@megalink.net>

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The movie that leaves all other sequels behind!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugs Bunny's 1001 Rabbit Tales See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$78,350, 19 November 1982, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$78,350
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

Nearly 25 years after his death, Arthur Q. Bryan was finally credited onscreen as the voice of Elmer Fudd in this film. See more »

Quotes

Sylvester, Jr.: I don't like porridge! I want a mouse!
Sylvester: You'll eat your porridge and like it!
Sylvester, Jr.: I'll eat it. But I won't like it!
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Connections

Features One Froggy Evening (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Carolina in the Morning
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Music by Walter Donaldson
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I'd have preferred a plain "best of" instead.
14 February 2015 | by jadompierreSee all my reviews

I've been watching Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies bunch for as long as I can remember. I grew up in the 60's before so many of the cartoons were gutted due to concerns about violence, and before they were edited for time.

This vid, and the others in the series, makes use of all the old cartoons and splices them together in an effort to create some kind of common time line, and I supposed if you hadn't seen the originals it would be pretty slick, but for me it doesn't work very well. Hiccupy, if that's even remotely a word, is how I would describe it. Little modifications, some substantial cuts, and the overlying *effort* needed to fall into the new storyline takes away a lot of the magic for me.

But the cartoons are good, solid classics. Watch it for those.


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