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Bugs Bunny Nips The Nips

Bugs Bunny Nips The Nips (1944) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Bugs Bunny Nips The Nips

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>Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Animated Characters: Bugs Bunny, Japanese Soldier, Sumo Wrestler, Girl Rabbit.
  • Originally Released in 1944.
  • Production Number: 4-13
  • Running Time: 8:14 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Despite the strong racial overtones of the film, this was never included in the notorious Warner Bros. "Censored Eleven" cartoons. In fact, it was even shown on television and released on laser disk. When the laser disk release was reformatted to a video release, the short caught the ire of many Japanese rights groups. Not long after the initial release of the 10-video set, this short was pulled from the video release of the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies anthology tapes "The Golden Age Of Looney Tunes" Volume 1. (It was replaced with Racketeer Rabbit.)

Contains animation (themes, sequences or characters) which modern audiences may consider derogatory toward certain ethnic or religious groups.

Songs include: "Someone's Rockin' My Dreamboat" (Otis Rene-Emerson Scott-Leon Rene), Performed by Bugs Bunny.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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I had never seen this cartoon before. In fact, I had never heard about it before today when I was going through the list of WB cartoons to see what I was missing in my collection. I thought I had seen all of the old cartoons but never this one. While I realize...  (read more)

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I love this cartoon for the amazing "takes" (the stretched frames that create the feeling of rapid motion) used to liven up the sumo wrestler. Bug's geisha character is priceless as well, proving that only Bugs has the "hare" to...  (read more)

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this is part of our history. It should be preserved for our future generations. Bugs Bunny messes with a dumb redneck white guy so why not a Jap aka (nip). People need to watch it and realize that at that piont in time we were at war. What will happen 60...  (read more)

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