Good Night, Elmer (1940) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Good Night, Elmer

Good Night, Elmer (1940) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series Good Night, Elmer

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Leon Schlesinger Studios
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Elmer Fudd.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Animated By Philip Monroe.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on October 26, 1940.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:30 minutes.
  • Production Number: 9773.
    MPAA: 6268
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Elmer tries to go to bed, but his candle refuses to go out.

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This cartoon has some experimentation with light and shadow, giving it somewhat of a Disneyesque quality.

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No one is a bigger admirer of Chuck Jones than I am, but this may well be his least memorable outing. The animation and artwork experimentation with light and dark is admirable, and well done, but it cannot save a one-joke cartoon that is worn out by the...  (read more)

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This is the first solo cartoon for Elmer Fudd really. Although he did appear in two cartoons slightly before A Wild Hare, namely Confederate Honey and Hardship of Miles Standish (both by Friz Freleng). However, Elmer still possessed some of his Egghead traits...  (read more)

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One of Chuck Jone's worst cartoons ever. Elmer is stupid, & his frustrations eventually wear out with the audience.

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