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Presto (2008)

A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

Director:

Doug Sweetland

Writers:

Doug Sweetland, Ted Mathot (story) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Doug Sweetland ... Presto DiGiotagione / Alec Azam (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Dignity. Poise. Mystery. We expect nothing less from the great, turn-of-the-century magician, Presto. But, when Presto forgets to feed his rabbit one too many times, well, there's really no telling what to expect! Follow the escalating high jinx of the amazing Presto, his rabbit Alec, and what happens onstage when a star magician's ego provokes some clever revenge from his neglected costar. Written by Pixar Animation Studios

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 2008 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital EX | DTS-ES | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The filmmakers looked at the Royal Opera House in London, the Paris Opera House and classic vaudeville theaters like the Geary in San Francisco (which the crew took a tour through) for set design ideas. See more »

Goofs

After the magician gets electrocuted, the hat shoots off his hand across the stage. He then furiously chases after the rabbit and he noticeably does not have the hat with him. However, when the rabbit runs under the table, the magician is now holding the hat again. See more »

Crazy Credits

The ending credits are in the style of old-time circus posters. See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Pixar Shorts (2016) See more »

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Pleasant surprise, hope they include it on Wall-E DVD
6 July 2008 | by megrvtSee all my reviews

I didn't do my research. Had I come to IMDb before seeing Wall-E, I would have known that we would be seeing Presto. It's a great Looney Tunes style short that pits a rabbit against his magician, all for a carrot. It actually had me laughing. Not just chuckling, but laughing and since you can't see the original Looney Tunes I used to love, it was a refreshing change to have a short cartoon do that for me. I'd almost forgotten what it was like. The animation is much better than the old favourites, but not quite as detailed as something like Shrek or even Wall-E itself. They keep it simple and light on its feet. Works perfectly in my opinion. I would gladly sit through Presto again if I went to see Wall-E a second time.


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