Rabbit Punch (1948) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, The Champ, Ring Announcer, Puny Boxer.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Philip Monroe, Ken Harris, Lloyd Vaughan, Ben Washam.
  • Music: Carl Stalling.
  • Originally Released on April 10, 1948.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:39 minutes.
  • Production Number: 1043.
    MPAA: 11616
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

At the world championship boxing fight, spectator Bugs Bunny criticizes the champ's picking on a puny boxer: "The champ's a dirty fake. P.U.! Boo! Throw him out! Why don't you pick on somebody your own size?" "Like you?" asks the champ, throwing the bigmouth...  (more)

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The film breaks at the end. This idea was reused from 1942's "My Favorite Duck." The boxing match lasts for 117 rounds. The first of several cartoons in which Bugs is in the boxing ring facing a much, much stronger opponent. However, this is the...  (more)

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Or, at least, Goldberg looks like that boxer. It's very cool. I especially loved the part when the Champ took off his Boxing gloves with Bugs Bunny to make look more...  (read more)

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One of the most violent cartoons Jones ever produced. OH YEAH!

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