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Tag Archives: Merrie Melodies
CotD: Today we celebrate the second of the Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series, “Lady, Play Your Mandolin!” which is 80 years old today.…
Bob Clampett was never above taking playful swipes at the cartoons from Disney, and “A Corny Concerto” was one of his best. This parody of Fantasia even includes Elmer Fudd as Deems Taylor…
CotD: The second of three in the series, “Rabbit Seasoning” Bugs and Daffy still can’t decide if it’s rabbit or duck season…
The Dover Boys At Pimento University Or The Rivals Of Roquefort Hall (1942) — Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
CotD: One of Chguck Jones’ most popular one-off cartoons, “The Dover Boys At Pimento University Or The Rivals Of Roquefort Hall” was also one of the longest Merrie Melody cartoons made…
CotD: A color remake of 1938’s “Porky In Wackyland”, “Dough For The Do-Do” also sported a bit of new animation…
CotD: “Birdy And The Beast” was the he second Tweety cartoon– and Tweety still does not have feathers ~
CotD: Another of the most popular cartoons at BCDB, “I Love To Singa” is a great Tex Avery shoe… watch it again today!
CotD: Probably one of the highest regarded animated films of all time, “What’s Opera, Doc?” Do you like this Chuck Jones short? ~
Daffy commands a lonely cavalry outpost in the old West. He and General Porky hold the fort.
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, needless to say, he is no match for the rabbit, who takes a bath in the soup cauldron. Bugs ends the film by reciting more passages from “Hiawatha.”
Bugs’ story of why Steve Brody jumped off the Brooklyn Bridge in 1886. Brody is, at first, going to cut Bugs’ leg off for a rabbit’s foot to change his bad luck. Bugs convinces Brody to consult a fortune– telling swami (Bugs, of course), and a series of mishaps leads Brody to become so averted to rabbits that he jumps off the bridge!
A mad scientist needs specimens for his experiments. Lured to the scientist’s lair in a castle by a sexy mechanical rabbit, Bugs is hunted down through the dungeon by the big orange monster (so scary that it frightens its own mirror image away) who wants the bunny for dinner.