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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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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia

This is the only Looney Tunes compilation feature to not credit a director for the new bridging animation. Friz Freleng is usually listed as director in unofficial writings about the movie (in books, etc.), but in actuality he is only credited on-screen and in advertising materials as the film's producer. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [sung] I dream of Genie, she's a light brown hare.
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Followed by Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (1983) See more »

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The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
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Music by Harry Warren
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boiling oil
8 July 2005 | by Lee EisenbergSee all my reviews

After the creative team that made the classic Looney Tunes cartoons stopped making original cartoons, they made compilations of varying quality (after they all died, the cartoons turned into total garbage). "Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales" has Bugs and Daffy as book salesmen who go their separate ways to try and sell books. Eventually, Bugs arrives in the Arabian desert, where Yosemite Sam is the sultan and has a spoiled brat son. So, Bugs agrees to read to the boy, under the threat of bathing in boiling oil if he fails.

I guess that overall, this compilation is pretty harmless. If nothing else, they still had Mel Blanc doing the voices. But are compilations really that necessary?


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