Hiawatha's Rabbit HuntHiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (1941) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Leon Schlesinger Studios
- Distributed by: Warner Bros.
- Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, Hiawatha.
- Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
- Directed By Isadore Freleng.
- Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
- Animated By Richard Bickenbach, Gerry Chiniquy, Cal Dalton, Manuel Perez, Gil Turner, Herman Cohen.
- Written By Michael Maltese, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1942.
- Music: Carl W. Stalling.
- Originally Released on June 07, 1941. (more dates ...)
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 7:45 minutes.
Bugs is reciting passages from "Hiawatha," and he realizes that the famous Longfellow poem is about him. A goofy little Hiawatha goes rabbit hunting. As he puts it, "I'm gonna catch me a rabbit and I'm gonna put 'em right in this pot!" Hiawatha catches Bugs, but,... (more)
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A parody of Disney's "Little Hiawatha;" in fact, the character design is a parody of Disney animator Ward Kimball. Portion reused in 1944's "What's Cookin' Doc?." The first Bugs Bunny cartoon directed by Isadore "Friz" Freleng. Due to pressure... (more)
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