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Hot Cross Bunny (1948) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Hot Cross Bunny

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, French/German Doctor, Chicken.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Robert McKimson.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Manny Gould, Charles McKimson, Phil DeLara.
  • Music: Carl Stalling.
  • Originally Released on August 21, 1948.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:09 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

At the Eureka Hospital Experimental Laboratory, Bugs is treated like a king- because he is experimental rabbit No. 46, and will soon have the brains of a chicken.

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Lionel Barrymore is caricatured.

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Here's one McKimson Bugs cartoon that need not bow to any other director's effort. Hilarious; I also like the drama McKimson gets from Bugs trying to wow the doctors out in the audience--who continually glare motionlessly...  (read more)

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For me, this is the one McKimson wabbit cartoon that needn't bow to any other director's effort with the character. Uproarious....I like the dramatic tension McKimson milks from Bugs' all-out efforts to entertain the doctors and the cutaways...  (read more)

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Some people have said that McKimson was a very poor director. But if you just look at cartoons like this one (as well as any Foghorn Leghorn or Sylvester Jr. cartoon or any of the Speedy Gonzales cartoons he made or the Tazmanian Devil cartoons) you would see...  (read more)

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