Mississippi Hare
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : February 26, 1949 Series: Looney Tunes

Cumulative rating:
(3 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

Bugs Bunny is picked by his cotton-tail and becomes an accidental stowaway aboard is Mississippi sternwheeler, where meets the boisterous Colonel Shuffle.

Characters

Bugs Bunny
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Colonel Shuffle
(Voice: Billy Bletcher)

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ben Washam
Lloyd Vaughan
Karyl Ross "Ken" Harris
Phil Monroe

Story

Michael "Mike" Maltese

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Backgrounds

Peter "Pete" Alvarado

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Billy Bletcher (unverified)

Layout

Robert Gribbroek

Effects Animation

Adolph Charles "A.C." Gamer

Producer

Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)

Music Sources

Tobais, Charlie, Murray Menchor, and Eddie Cantor : "Merrily We Roll Along "
Emmett, Dan D. : "Dixie "
Foster, Stephen : "Camptown Races "


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Clips Used In:

50 Years of Bugs Bunny in 3½ Minutes

Included in:

Episode #24

Television

Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 12)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 23)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 13)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 13)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 49)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 1, Episode 49)
Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 12)

VHS

United Kingdom

The Looney Tunes Video Show #9

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Winner by a Hare

DVD

United States

Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 4
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 4
Bugs Bunny: Golden Carrot Collection

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:37
Production No.: 1071
MPAA No.: 12271
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Color Type: Technicolor
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: 35mm
Sound Type: Mono

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From TibbyH :

The racist gags in this short aren't really funny (they're kinda despicable). But this cartoon is so wonderful, that I can look past the outdated racial stereotypes. Chuck's great posing and his brilliant team of animators elevate this into a Bugs classic. The passing is impeccable, each gag never overstays its welcome (even the racy ones). If you can't tell, I think this cartoon is a gem. A gem with a bit of dirt, but still a gem.
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