A Wild Hare
Studio: Warner Brothers Release Date : July 27, 1940 Series: Merrie Melodies
  1. General Info

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Synopsis

In their first ever outing, Elmer Fudd goes hunting for rabbits and runs across that famous screwy wabbit, Bugs Bunny.

Characters

Bugs Bunny
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Elmer Fudd
(Voice: Arthur Q. Bryan)

Credits

Director

Fred "Tex" Avery

Animator

Virgil Ross
Robert "Bob" McKimson
Rod Scribner
Sid Sutherland

Story

Richard "Rich" Hogan

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

John Dedrik Johnsen

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Character Design

Robert "Bob" Givens

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Music Sources

Blake, Eubie : "I'm Just Wild About Harry "

Distributor(s)

Warner Brothers

Included in:

Bugs Bunny Superstar

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Short Subject

Cut Scenes

For the Blue Ribbon reissue, when Bugs covers Elmer's eyes from behind and plays "Guess Who?", Elmer's second guess is Barbara Stanwyck rather than Carole Lombard due to the fact that Lombard died in a plane crash in 1942.

Milestones

First official appearence of Bugs Bunny.

Television

Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 19)

Video Information

VHS

United States

Here Comes Bugs
Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd Cartoon Festival featuring "Wabbit Twouble"
The Golden Age of Looney Tunes
Firsts
Bugs Bunny: Superstar

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes
The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 4
Bugs Bunny: Superstar

DVD

United States

The Essential Bugs Bunny
LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Cinema Favorites
Bugs Bunny Superstar
Torrid Zone
James Cagney - The Signature Collection

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 2

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 5995
Production No.: 9617
Running time: 8:16
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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      Sources

      Fred "Tex" Avery: Director
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Richard "Rich" Hogan: Story
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Virgil Ross: Animator
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Carl W. Stalling: Music
      • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

      Robert "Bob" McKimson: Animator
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Rod Scribner: Animator
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Sid Sutherland: Animator
      • Unverified

      John Dedrik Johnsen: Backgrounds
      • Unverified

      Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
      • Verified by "The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons" by Jerry Beck

      Robert "Bob" Givens: Character Design
      • Verified by "Hollywood Cartoons" by Michael Barrier

      Leon Schlesinger: Producer
      • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)