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The Heckling Hare (1941)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 5 July 1941 (USA)
This time Bugs is chased by hunting dog Willoughby.

Director:

Tex Avery (as Fred Avery)

Writer:

Michael Maltese (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Tex Avery ... Willoughby (voice) (uncredited)
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Bugs is being chased again, this time by a dog named Willoughby. The clumsy mutt is incredibly stupid, literally falling for Bugs' cons again and again. Bugs becomes a bit overconfident in his dealing with the dog, though, and finds himself falling for his own tricks. In the end, cartoon logic wins out over the laws of gravity--or does it? Written by Mike Konczewski

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Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coelho Difícil de Ser Apanhado See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of the animators who worked on this short was Bob McKimson who would then go on to become an animation director. See more »

Goofs

As Bugs and Willoughby fall screaming off a cliff, the carrot Bugs is holding vanishes for a few shots then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Willoughby: [Willoughby digs his hand through a knothole in a tree Bugs jumped into who then drops a tomato into Willoughby's hand causing him to think he killed Bugs] I... I crushed him!
[Starts sobbing]
Willoughby: I've done a bad thing, I crushed him, I crushed him!
[Cries hysterically]
Willoughby: [Places flowers at Bugs' hole as he turns to the audience] Flowers
[sniffles]
Willoughby: rest in peace, poor little bunny.
Bugs Bunny: [Grabs the flowers while talking in a falsetto voice] For me doc?, oh you darling
[...]
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Soundtracks

Frühlingslied (Spring Song)
(uncredited)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Torturing the Dog
4 September 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

That stupid dog that appears now and then in Warner Bros. cartoons is here and he is hunting rabbits. Big mistake. Bugs becomes aware of him and literally launches an all out assault on the poor canine. Because of the denseness of the dog, all kinds of mean spirited tricks are played. Still, it is all action and works pretty well. I liked the ending.


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