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Rhapsody Rabbit (1946) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Rhapsody Rabbit

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, Mouse.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Isadore Freleng.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Manuel Perez, Ken Champin, Virgil Ross, Gerry Chiniquy.
  • Music: Carl Stalling, Jakob Gimpel.
  • Originally Released on November 09, 1946.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:33 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Bugs tries to perform a piano concerto while dealing with the piano's resident mouse.

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There was- and is, to this day- a mysterious and unresolved controversy regarding this cartoon, and MGM's The Cat Concerto. Both shorts were released in 1946, both used the same music, many of the...  (more)


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The basic premise of this cartoon is that Bugs is trying to play a Lizst concerto in concert but is hampered by a small mouse inside the piano. This cartoon's significance is two-fold:
a) Since the beginning of the WB animation department,...  (read more)

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This cartoon was, by and large, the work of three men. There was director Freleng, who also wrote it (according ot Maltin's book, these musicals were written entirely by the director himself). Also, Ross & Chiniquy were the only two animators who...  (read more)

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WOW!!! No other reviews of this one YET?!?
A small but vital piece of info: When I spoke with animator Virgil Ross in 1991, he told me that he and Gerry Chiniquy were really the only animators who worked on this one (i.e., that Champin and Perez merely...  (read more)

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