Knighty Knight Bugs
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : August 23, 1958 Series: Looney Tunes

Cumulative rating:
(3 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

In his only Academy Award winning short, Bugs Bunny, in the medieval times, is assigned to retrieve the singing sword from the Black Knight (Yosemite Sam).

Characters

Bugs Bunny
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)
Yosemite Sam
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

Director

Isadore "Friz" Freleng

Animator

Virgil Walter Ross
Arthur "Art" Davis
Germain Adolph "Gerry" Chiniquy

Story

Warren Foster

Music

Milton J. "Milt" Franklyn

Backgrounds

Tom O'Loughlin

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Layout

Hawley Pratt

Producer

John Burton

Film Editor

Treg Brown


Awards

Won the 1958 Academy Award (Oscar): Best Animated Short Film

Broadcasters

Cartoon Network
Tooncast

Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Clips Used In:

Who Bopped Bugs Bunny?
Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years

Included in:

Friz Freleng's Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (introduction. Full episode. Merrie Melodies intro music used instead of Looney Tunes music and red rings used instead of blue rings, no credits and end card removed)
Bugs Bunny's Easter Funnies (Used in the special with a few scenes cut for time.)
Gatti, Sorci...e Fantasia

Milestones

  • The only Bugs Bunny short to win an Oscar.

Television

The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 1)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 7)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 1, Episode 1)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 12)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 2, Episode 32)
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Season 3, Episode 3)

VHS

United States

A Salute to Friz Freleng

United Kingdom

The Looney Tunes Video Show #9

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Wince Upon a Time: Foolhardy Fairy Tales and Looney Legends

DVD

United States

15 Winners
Looney Tunes Golden Collection - Volume 4
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection - Volume 4
The Essential Bugs Bunny
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
Looney Tunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3
50 Cartoon Collection: Looney Tunes
Bugs Bunny: Golden Carrot Collection
The Hobbit Remastered Deluxe Edition
Looney Tunes - The Best of Bugs Bunny

France

Bugs Bunny Retrospective: 1936-1958

Spain

Bugs Bunny Kids Collection

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 3
Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection

Technical Specifications

Production No.: 1483
MPAA No.: 18698
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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