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Apes of Wrath (1959)

The drunken stork loses his baby ape for Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Ape on a jungle island. So, he knocks out Bugs Bunny and delivers him instead.

Director:

Friz Freleng

Writer:

Warren Foster (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Stork / Elvis Gorilla / Daffy Duck (voice)
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Storyline

The drunken stork loses his baby ape for Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Ape on a jungle island. So, he knocks out Bugs Bunny and delivers him instead.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Kuckucksei See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Spoofs The Grapes of Wrath (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock-a-Bye Baby
(uncredited)
Music by Effie I. Canning
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Bugs, a drunken stork and a couple of apes
14 July 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

After seeing this cartoon on 1001 Rabbit Tales, my overall impression was that I really liked it. Apes of Wrath isn't the best Looney Tunes cartoon admittedly, but it was enjoyable enough. The animation on the whole is decent, the backgrounds and colours are handsome, however the character animation especially on the apes is rather blocky occasionally. A bigger fault though is that the story is somewhat predictable, it has been done many times and I agree it has been done better, and for me there wasn't really anything story wise that caught me by surprise. That said the music is energetic, the dialogue is witty and the sight gags are well delivered. Bugs is the star of the show, while the apes are good and the drunken stork while limited in presence faring better. And Mel Blanc is wonderful as always. Overall, very good but not exceptional. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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