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French Rarebit (1951)

Approved | | Family, Animation, Short | 30 June 1951 (USA)
In Paris Louie and Francois, Chefs of rival restaurants, argue over which establishment will have Bugs for the dinner menu.

Director:

Robert McKimson

Writer:

Tedd Pierce (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Francois (voice)
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Storyline

Bugs Bunny, in his eternal quest to reach a vacation spot via Albequerque, accidentally arrives in Paris' restaurant district. Two crazy chefs, Louis and Francois, spot Bugs and fight to be the first to use Bugs as a dinner ingredient. Bugs' plays off the hapless Frenchmen's greed by offering to teach them a recipe created by Antoine of New Orleans ("I don't mean Antoine of Flatbush!"). Written by Mike Konczewski

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Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bunny à la carte See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

When Bugs is making Francois to look like a rabbit, Francois' whiskers disappear for a moment (just before Bugs holds the glassless mirror between him and Francois). See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: Now just an odie calone minute Doc!
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Soundtracks

You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
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Always a favorite!
17 July 2008 | by badtzxoSee all my reviews

For whatever reason, (probably that I saw this cartoon 6 billion times on TV when I was a kid) this one has always stuck with me. The music stand out for me too.

When Bugs is 'kneading" the two Chefs—that "urmf! oof! arf!" sound Bugs makes has cracked me up for almost fifty years!

I also love the characterizations of the two chefs: their outrageous, over-the-top accents of the Chefs and just their whole look—particularly with rabbit teeth.

I admit, there's not much to the script. Perhaps it stands out for the never-before-seen characters...


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