The Films of Friz Freleng

Ain't That Ducky (1945)
Daffy Duck and a duck hunter meet a distraught little duckling carrying a briefcase. Whenever they try to find out what's in the briefcase, the duckling becomes very nasty. What's the little duckling trying to hide? DVD 8512

Back Alley Oproar (1948)
Sylvester sings opera and popular tunes while standing on a back alley fence; Elmer, who wants to sleep, tries to thwart him. DVD 3137

Bad Ol' Putty Tat (1949)
Sylvester the Cat makes every attempt to snatch or lure Tweety from his birdhouse. DVD 3137

Ballot Box Bunny (1951)
Yosemite Sam is running for office, and his platform is notoriously anti-rabbits, so Bugs decides to run against him.. DVD 2073

Baseball Bugs (1946)
The hometown Tea Totallers trail the brutish Gashouse Gorillas (42 to 0) until Bugs Bunny takes control of the field. Ready to slide into home, the quick-thinking bunny pulls out a pin-up to distract the catcher. DVD 8510; DVD X4715; DVD 2073

Big House Bunny (1950)
Bugs tunnels into Sing-Song prison to escape the hunters. Inside the big house, "Sam Schultz" mistakes Bugs for a real inmate. DVD 2073

A Bird in a Guilty Cage (1952)
Sylvester Cat spots Tweety Bird in a display window of an after-hours department store and sneaks inside through a mail server chute. Tweety flees Sylvester by hiding in a hat pile and a doll house, evades the shots from a rifle Sylvester uses, and escapes in a vacuum tube. Tweety sends a dynamite stick through another tube, and Sylvester swallows it, thinking it is Tweety. The dynamite blows up inside Sylvester after the cat leaves the store and walks down the street. DVD 3136; DVD 3137

Billboard Frolics (1935)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "Billboards come to life. Eddie Camphor and his "wioleen" player Rub-Him-Off do a song and dance to "Merrily We Roll Along" with new lyrics. A dancer on a Cuban tourism poster does a dance. Pancho's Tamales sing in Spanish; the Old Maid cleanser girls dance. Some Russian Rye bread dances to a Russian arrangement. The penguins for Old Colds cigarettes dance and skate, too. Two union suits do a dance, with their drop panel beating time on washtubs, as a set of lingerie dances and a Jell-O mold shakes. The My Ami chick goes after the worm in an apple, but catches the hose of an air pump instead and gets inflated. A cat comes after the chick. The bellhop for Philmore cigarettes calls out the support: A Police Chief gasoline car, the RCA dog (fake brand not visible), and finally the arm and hammer from a baking soda poster which clubs the cat on the head." [Internet Movie Database] Included on DVD 4016

Bingo Crosbyana (1936)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Various insects have taken over a kitchen. After some playing with the food, one bug croons like Bing Crosby, then does some very showy flying which gets him all the girls. A spider drops down, and he runs in fear, leaving his girlfriend vulnerable. The other bugs manage to get the spider, eventually trapping it on flypaper. Included on DVD 4254

Birds Anonymous (1957)
In this spoof of Alcoholics Anonymous, pussy cats are cast as bird-eating addicts and go through the 12-step process to deal with their addiction. Sylvester, who could never quite get the best of the object of his desire, Tweety Bird, joins and resolves to quit chasing and eating the canary. Tweety innocently asks the puddy "Don't you wike me anymo'?" setting off a series of events which will test the puddy tat's resolve. Several attempts to get his mind off eating Tweety backfire, leading him to a delirious attempt to eat the bird. Sam (Sylvester's B.A. sponsor, introduced earlier) intervenes and shows how birds and cats can peacefully co-exist, but he falls off the wagon when he kisses Tweety and thus getting a taste of him and wanting a lot more! DVD 9503; DVD 4875

The Bookworm (1939)
Directed by Friz Freleng and Hugh Harman. "Three witches need a worm to complete their potion; they dispatch a raven to catch one, and he goes after a bookworm. He chases the worm into the horror section, where the monsters attack but soon, Paul Revere rides Black Beauty to the rescue, along with the Police Gazette, and other assorted war heroes; eventually, the Boy Scouts build a match-stick bridge, leading the worm to safety." [Internet Movie Database] DVD 8517; also included on DVD 4156

Buccaneer Bunny(1948)
Pirate Yosemite Sam chases Bugs all over the ship to find out where the buried treasure is. DVD X937; DVD 8510

Bugs and Thugs(1954)
When Bugs calls a cab he doesn't know it's the getaway car for a couple of bankrobbers (he does know the capital of Nevada). DVD 6006; DVD DVD 2073

Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (1944)
Somewhere in the South Pacific, Bugs, floating in a crate, lands on an island filled with Japanese soldiers. His peace and quiet come to a halt when bombs start hitting the island. Bugs tangles with an angry soldier, then a sumo wrestler, and finally, hundreds more Japanese, whom he outwits in disguise as the "Good Rumor Man." All finally ends up happy when Bugs finally runs into- of all things- a girl rabbit in a sarong. DVD 2443; vhs 999:840

Bugs Bunny Rides Again (1948)
Yosemite Sam is a-lookin' for any varmint what dares to tame him. And Bugs is just the varmint. Video Disc 155

Bugs and Thugs(1954)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "Sophisticated, urbane Bugs Bunny calls a cab that he doesn't realize is actually the getaway vehicle for the notorious Mugsy and Bugsy. Bugs accidentally gets into the car driven by the pair after a bank robbery. They "take him for a ride" (Warner Bros. seems to have loved that line) because he knows too much, and it's up to Bugs to find a way to survive! They kidnap him and bring him to their hideout, where he proceeds to pulverize them with all sorts of great attacks based on their stupidity. There's a great ending with the stove: "Would I throw a lit match if my friend Rocky was in there?", asks Bugs. Mwaaa, could be!" [Big Cartoon Database]. Included on DVD X515

Bunker Hill Bunny(1950)
In the Revolutionary War "Battle of Bagel Heights" of 1776, Patriot Bugs and (Yosemite) Sam Von Schamm, the enemy, try to capture each other's forts. "Who am I? I'm Sam Von Schamm the Hessian, that's who I am!" Sam declares. "You ornery fur-bearin' rebel, you'll pay for this," he emotes, adding, "Ya better say yer prayers, ya flea-bitten varmint, I'm a-gonna blow ya to smithereenies!" After being blown up himself at least three times, Sam admits: "I'm a Hessian without no aggression. If ya can't beat 'em, join 'em." DVD 2073

By Word of Mouse (1954)
Hans, a German mouse, arrives in America to visit his cousin, Willie. Hans wants to know all about the free market capitalist system. So, Willie takes Hans to see a lecturer in a university, another mouse, who talks at length about the capitalist system while Sylvester Cat chases all three rodents around the lecture halls. DVD X942

Canary Row(1950)
Sylvester, looking through his binoculars from the headquarters of the Bird Watcher's Society in San Francisco, tries a variety of schemes to snag Tweety from Granny's high-rise apartment, the Broken Arms Hotel, which clearly states, "No Cats and Dogs." Trying to gain access Sylvester attempts to disguise himself as an organ grinder's monkey, a bellboy and a tightrope walker. However, he cannot make it past Granny or the cat-hating desk clerk. DVD 2073

Canned Feud (1951)
Sylvester Cat finds that his people have gone on vacation and left him alone in a locked house with a large stash of canned food in a cupboard. Sylvester needs a can opener, or he'll starve. And a pesky mouse has the only can opener in the house and torments Sylvester into trying more and more desperate measures to obtain it. DVD 6006; DVD 2073

The Captain's Christmas (1938)
The Captain is playing Santa; John and his henchmen stick him up and take over, but John breaks all the toys. They go into town and sing, so badly that people throw things at them to get them to to stop. DVD X942

Caption Hareblower (1954)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "Bugs and pirate Sam are on rival ships, with "Seagoin' Sam" (as he calls himself) trying to capture and board Bugs' ship. Sam takes lots of cannonball shots from Bugs. Says Sam: "Surrender, rabbit! I've got ya outnumbered one to one!" Bugs outwits Sam as he throws matches down into the powder room where Sam must race to get it before the ship explodes. You know the bit!" [Big Cartoon Database] Included on DVD 7370

The Cat Came Back (1936)
Momma cat is teaching her kittens to catch mice. Meanwhile, across the basement, Momma mouse is teaching her little ones how to avoid cats. One of each of the kids sneaks out; they meet in the middle. After a brief staring match, the mouse kicks the kitten's fanny (literally); the kitten runs to momma, who complains to Mrs. Mouse to no real avail. The mouse invites the kitten back to dance to the wind-up record player. The kitten falls into a drain, and the mouse dives after it, while both mothers fret. The rescue involves the mouse using a guitar as a boat, then grabbing a board stretched across a hole; the kitten grabs on, a whirlpool twists both of them, and as they untwist, the board helicopters them out of the hole. The mothers are happy, and all the kids play together, until Mrs. Cat remembers that Mrs. Mouse poked her in the eyes on their first meeting; everyone starts fighting. Video Disc 165

Chili Weather (1963)
Speedy Gonzales comes to help his starving friends gain access to the wealth of food inside a processing plant guarded by Sylvester Cat. DVD 7359

Clean Pastures (1937)
Up in heaven (known as Pair-O-Dice), a disgusted St. Peter is worried about all the sin and partying that is taking place down in Harlem especially the fact that nightlife is attracting more business to "Hades Inc." than to his own place. He sends down a group of angels to lead souls onto the straight and narrow. After a Stepin Fetchit angel does little good in trying to keep Bojangles Robinson and a blackface Al Jolson out of a seedy nightclub, St. Peter decides to send down a group of more hep angels, including Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller and the Mills Brothers, to steer people on the right path. In the end, Satan himself is allowed into heaven sporting a halo! An all-black musical cartoon with a very lively music score. DVD 9356; DVD 2443

The Coocoo Nut Grove (1935)
A visit to a Hollywood nightclub, featuring caricatures of, among others, Walter Winchell, Hugh Herbert, W.C. Fields, Katharine Hepburn, Ned Sparks, Johnny Weissmuller, Lupe Velez, John Barrymore, Harpo Marx, George Arliss, Mae West, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Clark Gable, Edna May Oliver, Gary Cooper, The Dionne Quintuplets, Groucho Marx, Helen Morgan, Wallace Beery, 'Edward G. Robinson' and George Raft. DVD 4875

Confederate Honey (1940)
Nett Cutler (Elmer Fudd) romances Crimson O'Hairoil in this send-up of Gone With the Wind (1939). DVD 9357; DVD 2443

Country Boy (1935)
Mother rabbit sends her charges off to school. Peter needs a bit more attention; he's hiding with the chickens, using a feather duster to stand in for a tail. On his way to school, Peter starts to sneak into a farmer's field, but is caught by three schoolmates. They threaten to tell the teacher, and Peter heads off to school. The bell rings, and Peter decides to cut class and attack the field. Carrots and beans (which prove to be Mexican jumping beans) pose no problem, but a row of beets proves stubborn. Peter uses the rope and winch from the farmer's well to haul them out, but the farmer's cow, munching on the other end of the row, lands in the well, and its bleats alert the farmer. Peter runs, and rides atop the farmer's mower to escape him. After damaging the flowers, hedges, and corn, he runs through a stand of maple trees with out-of-season sap/syrup, then a chicken coop, leaving him coated in feathers. He perches on a fence post and crows Video Disc 165

The Country Mouse (1935)
A strong mouse says that he will become the heavyweight champion of the world. But his grandma (who is just as strong) doesn't want him to fight. So that night he sneaks off to the fight, which Granny hears on the radio. Granny is so concerned she goes to the arena to stop him from fighting...but fate plays a hand. Video Disc 165

Curtain Razor (1949)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Porky Pig is a talent agent auditioning various corn ball performers. A fox keeps interrupting and promising Porky the act of the century. Unfortunately, the act is fatal and can only be done once. Included on DVD X1006

Daffy - The Commando (1943)
Commando Daffy Duck goes behind enemy lines and causes havoc for a Nazi German officer and his troops. DVD X942

Day at the Beach (1938)
The whole family is at the beach for an outing, and each is having their own little adventure. The Captain fights the sun with his beach umbrella, in an attempt to nap. Grandpa tries to build a sand castle, but the waves keep wiping it out. Mama, after trying to defend her picnic basket, tries dipping a cautious toe into the big bad ocean, eventually needing to be rescued by the Captain. And the kids, naturally, are cooking up mischief. Their first target is that picnic basket, but their plan to use a pelican backfires when a lobster cuts the rope they were using. Then they set out to enjoy the water, but their "borrowing" the bottom of the safety rowboat has bad consequences later. DVD X942

Ding Dog Daddy (1942)
A goofy, bashful young dog gets spring fever and falls in love with a statue of a girl dog named "Daisy," mistaking "her" for his love. However, the young dog has to get past the tough bulldog guarding her yard to get in to see "her," only to find that "she" has been taken by the war effort as scrap metal. He runs to the factory, where he finally discovers a bomb marked with the inscription "Daisy," and kisses it. "She" turns out to be no dud. DVD 8515

Dog Daze (1937)
A series of gags at a dog show, including a stage revue. A dog gets into a trunk of roller skates and crashes through the stage show. DVD 8515

Double Chaser (1942)
A mouse sticks close to a bulldog in order to repel a cat, but the cat is determined and the bulldog is an unreliable ally. DVD 8515

Dough for the Do-Do (1949)
Porky ventures into Darkest Africa in search of the last Do-Do bird, and winds up in Wackyland, a surreal place where the sun comes up atop a human pyramid, the Warner Brothers shield comes zooming from the sky, and populated by creatures such as a three-headed Larry Moe and Curly beast. The Do-Do finally appears, to great fanfare, and eludes Porky by pulling out a pencil and drawing himself a door. DVD 2073

Duck Soup to Nuts (1944)
Porky is hunting ducks. Daffy is in his sights, but manages to escape repeatedly, mostly with his powers of persuasion. DVD 3137; DVD 3136

The Fighting 69 1/2th (1942)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "A picnic; no humans in sight. Both the red and black ant colonies spot it at the same time. Their scouts get into a fight over the first olive, and of course you know, this means war. The war features such gags as limburger stink bombs, commando raids on the cake, and a bucket brigade building a sandwich. But the human returns, gathering up everything but one cake. The generals get into another fight trying to divide it." [Internet Movie Database] DVD X942; also included on DVD X4188

The Fifth-column Mouse (1942)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "In this parable for the failure of appeasement before World War II, house mice are targeted by a hungry cat, who intrudes upon their idyllic life. When all but one of the mice successfully take refuge in a wall hole, the cat promises to the one mouse who didn't manage to escape, that he won't hurt anyone, provided he's placated with pampering by every mouse in the pack. Acting as the cat's quisling, the mouse speaks to his rodent brothers, telling them to appease the cat, to give the cat all the comforts he wants, and in turn the cat will live in peace with them. The mice are wary of the cat but agree to his terms. Not surprisingly, the cat's appetite isn't assuaged, and he soon craves a mouse dinner. He chases the mice back into their hole, and the mice reject appeasement and decide to fight against the cat. They go through military prep and manufacture an ultimate weapon, a wooden dog with mechanical gears and biting teeth, to combat the cat." [Internet Movie Database] DVD X942; also included on DVD X540

Flowers for Madame (1935)
A tour of the garden, where every flower dances or plays a tune, especially today, since it's the flower pageant (which looks a lot like the Rose Parade). A series of floats, including the Scottish Heather in kilts and two firefly brake lights. Fire strikes as a badly placed magnifying glass ignites a match. The flowers do what they can to fight it, but the fire manages to get through the sprinkler. Finally, some watermelons put out most of the fire, with a grasshopper spitting tobacco juice at the last bit.Video Disc 154

Foney Fables (1942)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "A collection of brief vignettes. Within the Book of Fairy Tales, we find much-loved stories like these: Sleeping Beauty (chewed out by Prince Charming for sleeping in), Tom Thumb, the Grasshopper and the Ant (the grasshopper can afford to be lazy because he has war bonds), the Boy Who Cried Wolf, Jack and the Beanstalk, the Wolf in Sheep's Clothing ("the fifth columnist of his day"), Aladdin and His Lamp, the Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs (only they're aluminum for the war effort), Old Mother Hubbard (but her cupboard isn't bare; she's a "food hoarder"!), and This Little Piggy. The Boy Who Cried Wolf gets his comeuppance." [Internet Movie Database] DVD X937; also included on DVD 8054

14 Carrot Rabbit (1952)
Bugs goes a little crazy whenever he's standing close to gold, and the trait intrigues claim-jumping Klondike miner Chillicothe (Yosemite) Sam. DVD X937

Fresh Hare (1942)
In the Canadian North Woods Bugs is wanted dead or alive and Mountie Elmer is out to bring him in. DVD 9357

The Gay Anties (1947)
The 1890s; a picnic in the park. A man is pitching woo to his girl, while behind them a steady stream of ants is methodically devouring and carting off their food. Some other interludes include four ants eating Russian rye bread, then breaking for a Russian dance; a torch singer that sends everyone scurrying for some kind of ear plugs; a chef ant that coordinates the creation of three sandwiches that the humans eat. Video Disc 154

Gift Wrapped(1952)
Sylvester gets a rubber mouse for Christmas, but he much prefers Granny's gift: a new Tweety Bird. DVD 3136; DVD 3137

Golden Yeggs(1950)
On Porky Pig's farm, a goose lays a golden egg and says that Daffy Duck laid it. Daffy is quite willing to take the credit and resultant fame, that is until Rocky the gangster kidnaps Daffy and orders him at gunpoint to lay more! DVD 2073

Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears (1944)
The stories of "Goldilocks" and "Little Red Riding Hood" collide with the world of jazz, resulting in three jiving bears and a jitterbugging Big Bad Wolf. DVD 2443; DVD 9356; DVD 2441

Goldimouse and the Three Cats(1960)
Sylvester Cat is head of a household consisting of himself, a mother cat, and their spoiled-brat son, Junior. In this parody of "Goldilocks", Sylvester and Junior try to catch "Goldimouse", who came from the forest into their house to sample their porridge. DVD X937

Gonzales' Tamales(1957)
Male Mexican mice are jealous of Speedy Gonzales for taking their girl-friends. So, they set Sylvester Cat after Speedy by issuing a challenge to Sylvester in Speedy's name. DVD 4875

Goo Goo Goliath(1954)
An inebriated stork must deliver a baby to a giant at the top of a beanstalk, but doesn't feel like flying that high and instead delivers the baby to a normal-sized couple, who try to raise the giant tot as their own. DVD X942

Greetings Bait(1943)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Warner Brothers. A worm reminiscent of Jerry Colonna is lowered into the water and uses various guises to lure fish. He also tangles with a crab. DVD 8497; also included on DVD 6275

Gripes (Private Snafu)(1943)
Private Snafu learns the hard way about the need for military dicipline and procedures to maintain an effective army. DVD 2499

Hare-Abian Nights(1959)
Bugs entertains the Sultan with tales from his cartoons: "Bully for Bugs", "Sahara Hare" and "Water, Water Every Hare". DVD 8510

Hare-Brained Hypnotist(1942)
Elmer walks in the woods reading a book called "Stalking Wild Game." A bear knocks him down. Elmer hypnotizes it, convincing the bear that it's a canary, and the bear flies away. He then meets Bugs, and starts trying to hypnotize him. Bugs gives Elmer a balloon which carries him into the sky (past the canary-bear), and then offers to catch Elmer when he falls- in a basket which turns out to be bottomless. Elmer chases Bugs to his hole. They have a tug-of-war with the rifle. Elmer starts to cry, "How can I hypnotize you when you won't cooperate?!" Bugs agrees to be a sport and hypnotizes Elmer into thinking that he's a rabbit. Elmer starts acting wacky and resumes the rifle tug-of-war. Bugs says, "Hey, who's the comedian in this picture?" They then have a hypnotism battle. Elmer scampers away. Bugs takes off, saying, "Sorry, I'm due at the airport, I'm a B-19!" DVD 3137; DVD 8518

Hare Do (1949)
Elmer chases Bugs out of the woods, into the city, into a theatre. DVD 4875

Hare Force (1944)
Granny lets Bugs Bunny come in from the cold, but her dog Sylvester will have none of it. DVD 4875

A Hare Grows in Manhattan(1947)
Bugs Bunny relates his early life in the Manhattan tenements and spotlights his encounter with a gang of canine toughs. DVD 4875; DVD 8513

Hare Splitter(1948)
When Bugs arrives for his date with Daisy Lou and finds her out shopping, he puts on her clothes to fool his rival Casbah. DVD 8513

Hare Trigger(1945)
Yosemite Sam means to hold up the Superchief and Bugs is out to stop him. DVD X942

Heir-Conditioned (1955)
Sylvester is a rich cat, courtesy of his deceased mistress, who has left him 3 million dollars. His alley cat friends hope to sponge off his good fortune, and Sylvester is eager to share with them. But Elmer Fudd as Sylvester's new financial advisor lectures him on investing his wealth in business and industry. DVD X942

Herr Meets Hare (1945)
Bugs disguises himself as Hitler, Stalin and Brunhilde when he confronts Nazi Hermann Goering in the Black Forest. DVD X942; also included on DVD X816

Here Today, Gone Tamale (1959)
Sylvester Cat won't allow starving Mexican mice access to a cache of cheeses on a ship and prompts a challenge by Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in Mexico. Speedy makes several raids on the ship's stores by outsmarting Sylvester again and again. DVD 7359

Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (1941)
Directed by Directed by Friz Freleng. "Due to pressure from Warner Bros., this cartoon was one of 11 pulled from rotation by the Cartoon Network for its 2001 "June Bugs" marathon, which was to show the complete chronology of Bugs Bunny cartoons. This is in addition to the "Censored 11" that have been withheld from distribution since 1968. The reason given was its purportedly offensive depiction of Native Americans." [Internet Movie Database] DVD 6283 also included on DVD 9503

High Diving Hare Up(1949)
Yosemite Sam tries to force Bugs Bunny to do a high-diving act when the regular act cancels; but the bullying pipsqueak is no match for our redoubtable rabbit. DVD 2073

Hiss and Make Up(1943)
An old woman has a cat, a dog, and a canary. The cat and dog fight even worse than normally; fed up, she tells them both off, then threatens to throw them both out if there's any more trouble. The two then spend the rest of the picture framing each other and summoning their master: first, the dog unleashes a whole box of mechanical mice, which the cat manages to sit on (they carry him right into the basement); the cat stamps dirty dog footprints all over the room, but because the dog plays air raid warden ("put out that light!"), their owner doesn't see them. The dog glues canary feathers to the cat, but the canary pops out of hiding; the cat uses shaving cream to make the dog look rabid. Finally, the canary, fed up, frames both of them; they attack its cage just as their owner arrives, and both are thrown out but, as it turns out, the smiling cat has taken the bird with him. Video Disc 154

Holiday for Shoestrings(1946)
To the tune of The Nutcracker, a number of elves do all the work in a shoe shop. DVD X937

Hollywood Daffy(1946)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Animated short. "Newly arrived in Hollywood, Daffy sneaks onto the Warmer Brothers lot, disguising himself as an Oscar statuette and eventually posing as a tour guide. Daffy spoofs a number of contemporary stars, and others appear as "themselves." He also has a number of run-ins with a Keystone Kop-like gate guard. He refuses to leave until he sees stars." [Big Cartoon Database] DVD X937 ; also included on DVD X346

Hop, Skip and a Chump(1942)
A pair of Laurel and Hardy-like crows pursue Hopalong Casserole, a wily grasshopper whose fatal mistake is to believe a closed iris shot can shield him from his enemies. Video Disc 154

Hot Spot(1945)
As the Devil watches Pvt. Snafu and his unit stationed in Iran, he talks about the hazards of working in the heat. DVD 2004

Hyde and Hare(1955)
Directed by Friz Freleng. MGM. "Bugs Bunny comes to a city park to be daily fed carrots by a meek, little man. Bugs proposes that the man adopt him as a pet. The man accepts and takes Bugs home, where he states he is a doctor - and the name on his shingle is Dr. Jekyll. Unbeknownst to Bugs, Jekyll gives into the temptation to drink his potion that changes him into Mr. Hyde. Bugs keeps fleeing Hyde and running to the re-transformed Jekyll for help, but behind Bugs' back, Jekyll involuntarily changes back into Hyde. Bugs helps himself to some of Jekyll's potion before leaving to return to the park, where he changes into a shaggy, green rabbit that scares everyone away." [IMDB] DVD 3137; also included on DVD 2231

I Haven't Got a Hat (1933)
It's recital day at the schoolhouse. First up: Porky, who recites The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. A nervous kitten recites Mary Had a Little Lamb. The puppies Ham and Ex sing the title song. Oliver Owl plays the piano; Beans the cat puts a cat and dog inside, and they play a tune as well. DVD 4875

I Taw a Putty Tat (1948)
Woman wonders why her little pet birds keep disappearing. Sylvester the cat knows, but other than burping feathers, he's not saying. But it looks like he's met his match when the woman orders another bird from the pet shop: a little yellow canary named "Tweety". DVD 8517

I Wanna Play House (1936)
Two bear cubs, one black, one brown, frolic near their sleeping father. The black one chases a turtle, who turns around and nips him on the nose. The brown one laughs at this; the black one throws a rock, but he ducks and it hits papa's head. When each blames the other, he arbitrarily spanks the brown one. The black one next suggests they play hide-and-seek. He runs off and hides in a trailer, where he makes a sandwich and washes it down with cider. Feeling tipsy, he puts on a hat in front of a mirror and sings. The brown cub, having counted to a million, finds him. They fight, and in the process, release the brakes, sending the trailer careening down a narrow mountain road. It crashes into a tree, sending the cubs and the contents flying. The cider jug hits the brown bear on the head, making him woozy. Papa comes running, but seeing the jug and his son's actions, comes to the wrong conclusion and paddles him again. The black one thinks he's gotten away scot-free, but the brown one throws another rock at him. DVD 8517

I'm a Big Shot Now (1936)
The citizens of Birdville are going about their business: weaving baskets, patronizing the bank (depositing nuts and worms), etc. In the saloon, a gangster type sings the title song, mugs a passing cop, and drinks a row of shots. He looks out and spots the bank; leading his gang across the street, he acts as lookout while the gang robs the bank. The police pursue; shootout. In the hideout, the ganster laughs at his wanted poster. A beat cop spots the getaway car and summons help; shootout, including air support. The cops shoot out the floor of the hideout birdhouse, capturing the lead, who sings, from jail, the flip side of the title song, "I'm just a jailbird now." Video Disc 165

Into Your Dance (1935)
Portrays a sort of talent show aboard a stern-wheeler, but every performer screws up somehow. Video Disc 165

Jack-Wabbit and the Beanstalk(1943)
Bugs fights the legendary giant. In the historical context of World War II much fun is made of the giant's claimed superiority over the more clever and fun-loving rabbit. DVD 8517

Jungle Jitters(1938)
Starts out with a tribe of African cannibals imitating Native Americans. After this, they do the new Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theme "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down." Then a sloppy stuttering salesman knocks on their doors, and they bring him in and put him in a pot of boiling water. The queen of the tribe wants to see the man. She falls in love with him. They get married, but when the salesman sees he has to kiss the bride, he decides he'd be better off being dinner for a tribe of hungry cannibals. DVD 8499; DVD 2444

Kit for Cat (1948)
Elmer Fudd takes in Sylvester Cat and an orange kitten during a cold winter night. He'd like to adopt them both but can only keep one. He decides to go to bed and make up his mind in the morning. Sylvester and the kitten both want to be the one who is adopted. So, each tries to "frame" the other for misdeeds in hopes of swaying Elmer's decision in their favor. The noise escalates to the point that all three- Sylvester, the kitten, and Elmer too- are evicted and must scrounge for food in trash cans. DVD 2073; DVD 6006

Knighty Knight Bugs(1958)
Court jester Bugs races against the Black Knight (Yosemite Sam) and his sneezing dragon in pursuit of the Singing Sword. DVD 7359; DVD 9503

The Last Hungry Cat (1961)
Sylvester Cat slips when making a grab for Tweety Bird in Granny's flat, and falls dazed to the floor as one of Tweety's feathers lands in his mouth. Tweety runs off. Sylvester comes to and finds the feather lodged between his lips. He thinks he has swallowed and killed Tweety and suffers terrible remorse as an Alfred Hitchcock-like voice-over chides him for his "crime". Sylvester cracks, runs into the streets confessing, and returns to Granny's place, where he finds he didn't eat Tweety after all. DVD 4875

Let It Be Me(1936)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "Rooester Bingo, a popular radio crooner, takes a girl, to whom her boy-friend was just about to propose, for a ride to the city. But Bingo soon gets bored of her and when she makes a scene at a night club, he has her thrown out. Pennyless she's now struggling to survive in the big city. But her boyfriend hasn't forgotten her, after interrupting and beating up Bingo on one of his radio broadcasts he accidently bumps into her and takes her home. But after the marriage they notice the strange behaviour of one of their children." [Internet Movie Database] Included on DVD 4253

Life with Feathers (1945)
A love bird's wife has left him. He wants to end it all and tries to force Sylvester to eat him. Sylvester thinks there's something fishy about the situation and refuses to eat the bird. Video Disc 155

Lights Fantastic(1942)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Animated short. Warner Brothers. A tour of the bright lights of New York City, where the various advertising signs come to life. DVD X942; also included on DVD 6274

Lion's Busy (1950)
In an African jungle, hungry Beaky Buzzard can't wait until Leo the Lion is decently deceased before trying to devour him. Leo takes a rocket to the Moon to try to escape Beaky, but finds Beaky already there waiting for him. DVD 8520

Little Blabbermouse (1940)
A mouse, imitating W.C. Fields, leads tours of a drugstore for other mice. We see a number of products living up to their names: vanishing cream, reducing pills, sleeping powders, smelling salts, cough medicine. On to the lunch counter: a giant malt (sign). More products: shaving brush, Krazy mineral water, a rubber band (and brushes dancing to it). A musical revue: the clocks all sing "Start the Day Right"; an order pad would "Love to Take Orders From You"; a ballet troupe wants to "Shake Your Powder Puff"; and so on. Greeting cards greet our tourists. The mousetraps are harmless but the cat next to them isn't, and thus ends the tour. An annoying little boy who's been chatting away the whole time finally gets a jar of alum in the face to shut him up. Video Disc 154

Little Dutch Plate (1935)
A cheery tune in a Dutch kitchen; the girl on the plate and the salt shaker boy are in love. They dance. The girls on the blue plates join in. An evil-looking vinegar bottle comes after them with the mortgage for their windmill. The boy has just 30 minutes to get the money. The piggy bank only yields one cent. Paw's dentures on a shelf have gold teeth; the boy uses a firecracker to set them free, and makes his way back. But in the meantime, his girl's been strapped to a board inside a grandfather clock that's getting the sawmill treatment. He sets her free and pummels the vinegar bottle, knocking his head right off. The vinegar bottle finds a much more handsome head and gets the girl. Video Disc 165

Little Red Riding Rabbitt (1944)
Bugs, the Wolf and bobby-soxer Red chase each other around while Grandma is off working at Lockheed aircraft. DVD 3137

Little Red Rodent Hood (1952)
An elderly mouse tells the bedtime story of Little Red Riding Hood to her grandson, who visualizes the tale in cat-and-mouse terms, with himself as Red and Sylvester as the Big Bad Wolf. DVD X937

Lumber Jerks (1955)
Two polite twin gophers find that their home, a tree, has been cut down and taken away. They find it in a log pile about to be taken inside a processing factory. When they follow it into the factory, they become caught in the bizarre human machinery whose purpose, among other things, is to grind whole trees down to make toothpicks. DVD 6006

Mad Maestro (1939)
The maestro is conducting his orchestra of assorted animals. Some of them aren't particularly good at following his direction. DVD 8509

Malibu Beach Party (1940)
Jack Bunny (a spoof of Jack Benny) invites Hollywood celebrities to his Malibu house for a party. Video Disc 154

Mama's New Hat (1933)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "The boys buy mama a new hat for Mother's Day, but on the way home, fall in the mud and ruin it. They swap the bad hat with one that a nearby horse is wearing and head home, with the horse in pursuit. Mama loves her new hat, and sets out to show her friends, but encounters the horse, who goes after the hat. The horse chases her home, where the kids divert it into a room and try on several different hats. The horse tires of this, and ends up in the basement, where a gluepot spills, attaching a fan to its rump, which gets switched on and, combined with a drop-leaf table, turns the horse into an airplane. It collects the entire family, flies outside, and eventually crashes into a circular clothes rack, which turns into a merry-go-round with everyone grabbing for the hat like a brass ring." [Internet Movie Database] DVD X942; also included on DVD 2661

Meatless Flyday (1944)
A spider tries a number of tricks to catch a fly. A sugar cube on a string fails when the fly cuts the string. The fly does a trapeze act to taunt the spider, but the spider acts as the fly's catcher; the fly gives him a hotfoot. Buckshot dipped in candy coating fails when the spider's magnet also attracts a cupboard full of dangerous cutlery. The spider spots the fly disguised as the bride atop a wedding cake, and disguises himself as the groom. They chase through an electrical conduit, lighting a neon sign, until an air-raid warden shouts "Put out that light!" They return through the conduit, and the spider catches the fly. He's about to carve up the fly when the fly points to the calendar, declaring September 27 to be "meatless Tuesday." Video Disc 154

Merry Old Soul (1935)
Old King Cole marries the Woman in the Shoe. As soon as they get home, the babies show up from every drawer and closet, much to the king's chagrin. As the singers keep informing us (until the king shuts the window on them), it's the end of his happiness. We spend most of the picture watching his baby assembly line, as he washes them, sends them through the rinse line, dries them with a roller towel, powders them, sends them floating along with balloons, diapers them with paper towels stapled in place, and finally flips them into sleep suits and into their cradles. Time to catch up on the sewing; the machine is connected to the cradles and rocks them as he sews. Once everyone is asleep, the king rests, until two babies run the machine at warp speed, sending everyone flying, ultimately into the king's lap. Video Disc 165

Mexicali Shmoes (1959)
A pair of not-too-bright Mexican cats, one shorter-tempered than the other, decide to chase Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico. And when their schemes - involving use of guitars, a fishing rod, dynamite, and land mines - all backfire, they decide to try catching Slowpoke Rodriguez, Mexico's slowest mouse. But the short-tempered cat learns too late that Slowpoke packs a gun. DVD 7359

Mexican Boarders (1962)
Speedy Gonzales' lethargic cousin, Slowpoke Rodriguez, comes to visit Speedy's hacienda, to the delight of Sylvester Cat, who is confident he will be able to catch Slowpoke for dinner. DVD 7359

Mouse and Garden (1960)
Sylvester Cat and his orange feline friend, Sam, are rummaging through trash cans for food in the evening on a waterfront when they spot a mouse. They agree to share the little rodent for breakfast the next morning, while during the night each tries to snag the mouse for himself. DVD 7359

Mr. and Mrs. Is the Name (1935)
Mermaids sing to us about mermaids and fishes at play; they and some other sea creatures dance to it. Buddy as a merman plays tag with a girl mermaid, but he gets too rough and turns her off. Buddy looks inside a shipwreck and drags the girl to it; she busies herself playing with the jewelry in a treasure chest. Meanwhile, Buddy finds some props in another trunk and does an imitation of Charles Chaplin. The girl finds a piano and plays the title song. The noise draws an octopus, who grabs her and swims off, with Buddy in pursuit. The octopus (squid?) drops the girl to fight Buddy, and does so with some success until Buddy lures it into a pipe and ties the tentacles to a flange, then starts bashing the octopus with a battering ram. The girl kisses Buddy; he blushes, then gets hit by the battering ram into her arms. DVD 8517

My Green Fedora (1935)
A rabbit is told by his mother to watch out for his baby brother Elmer while she's out of the house, but a wolf has other plans for Elmer after he hears the older brother sing "My Green Fedora." Video Disc 165

My Little Buckeroo (1938)
In the border town of Boiled Beef, Texas, in 1872, a bandit who is wanted by authorities terrorizes the town - but a pig-headed deputy thinks he has a way to capture him Video Disc 165

Nuts and Volts (1964)
Sylvester Cat turns to automation in hopes it will help him catch the fastest mouse in Mexico, Speedy Gonzales. He builds a robot to chase Speedy around their house, but Speedy outsmarts Sylvester's new mechanical stooge, reducing it to a heap of scrap metal. DVD 7359

Of Thee I Sting (1946)
A mosquito army prepares for the attack. We see basic training, which includes an obstacle course (slapping hands, fly swatters), target practice on stuffed dummy human forms, and training for taking off and landing on "flattops" (sardine cans). The trainees get, literally, their wings. A scout arrives with photos and the attack is planned. The first wave sneaks in behind flowers, then opens a hole in the screened-in porch. A second wave arrives in an amphibious boat, then launches their attack; despite the human's preparations (DDT, flyswatter), he's launched high in the air. Finally, the returning troops land, but instead of reaching their sardine-can destination, they fall short in the water. The bug directing them turns around, and we see his crossed eyes.Video Disc 154

Pay Day (1944)
Technical Fairy First Class shows Snafu the consequences of frittering away his pay. DVD 2004

The Pied Piper of Guadalupe (1961)
Sylvester the cat imitates the Pied Piper of Hamelin to lure a group of mice into a jug that he seals with a cork. But Speedy Gonzales won't be hypnotized by Sylvester's flute and gradually rescues his friends from Sylvester's clutches. DVD 7359

Pigs in a Polka (1943)
The story of the three little pigs and the big bad wulf, this time performed as pantomime to the Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahms. DVD 9503; DVD 4875

Pizzicato Pussycat (1955)
Mr. and Mrs. Jones hear a piano being played in their living room. They automatically assume it is their cat who is making the music, when in fact, the talented one is a mouse whom the cat has forced into being his stooge to make him famous. The cat is showered with media attention and set to play at Carnegie Hall, where he hopes nobody will notice that he is pantomiming the movements with the keys while the mouse is playing his miniature piano inside the full-scale model. DVD 7359

Plenty of Money and You (1937)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Warner Brothers. "When a hen somehow hatches an ostrich with her chicks, antics ensue in the farmyard. The baby ostrich then sets to eat anything that it sees. A comedic encounter with a hungry weasel adds a climactic touch." [Big Cartoon Database] Included on DVD X176

Pop Goes Your Heart(1934)
A robin sings, and the vegetation turns spring-like, followed by some more action by birds and bees. A grasshopper teaches his sons to chew and spit tobacco. Two spiders play the title tune on their web; some worms animate some apples to the tune; a chorus of frogs sings. Beavers play tennis, using spider webs as a net and their tails as racquets. A bear on the prowl is rebuffed by a turtle, then traps several beavers in a tree. They drop a beehive on him; he rolls down a hay-covered hillside, landing amid a farmer's mounds of hay; the farmer tosses the bear-stack into his "bailer", and the bear turns into a walking hay bale. Video Disc 165

Porky's Bear Facts(1941)
Porky Pig works hard on his farm all year. On a neighboring farm, a bear lazes around and allows his animals to be idle. The winter comes, and he has nothing to eat. DVD 8511

Porky's Baseball Broadcast(1940)
Directed by Friz Freleng.. Warner Brothers. Animated short. It's the Giants vs. the Red Sox in the final game of the World Series, and Porky's doing play-by-play for the radio audience. The umpire is blind; the bat boy is, literally, a bat, and the catcher's a fast-talking turtle. The Giant's pitcher is literally a giant. And of course, as with any New York-Boston matchup, the Giants win. Included on DVD X200

Porky's Pastry Pirates (1942)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "Porky owns a bakery. A hungry fly stares in through the window, as a bee shows up and tells him he should just go for it. The bee enters and at first intimidates Porky; when Porky finally gets angry enough to try swatting the bee, the bee electrifies the flyswatter. The bee then coaches the fly: with a little help from the trash bin, the fly is soon disguised as a bee himself. But the costume falls off the first time the fly faces Porky, and the fly finds himself on the wrong end of the swatter. The bee returns for a dinner snack, only to find the angry fly wielding the swatter." [IMDB] Included on DVD X511

Poultry Pirates (1938)
The ducks and chickens next door eye the Captain's garden covetously through a poorly mended fence. The Captain, armed with a board, is standing guard (but not fixing the fence). He falls asleep, and the poultry attack, stripping the garden methodically. When the Captain comes after them, they lock him into a shed. He gets out, and fetches his shotgun. That stops them, and they drop their booty, until the Captain sets his gun down to collect the veggies; the birds all rush in, snatch them back, and slam the gate. Except there's a straggler: one tiny chick struggling with a huge tomato. The Captain catches him, and even though the chick puts the tomato back, the Captain gives him a cute little spanking. The chick runs home and tells daddy (of course, in his version, the chick was a saint); the word is passed to ever-larger roosters, until one that's even larger than the Captain goes to settle the score. After some posturing, they fight (to the storm sequence from the William Tell Overture). The Captain is knocked out, and awakes to discover it was a dream, but he's still got the original battle with the poultry - one he finally loses as he knocks down the fence. DVD X942

Putty Tat Trouble(1951)
Tweety Bird is shoveling out his nest atop a city pole after a snowstorm and is spotted by Sylvester Cat and a one-eyed orange tabby, who fight over Tweety. Tweety runs into a cellar where he befriends a wooden dunking bird. The two cats then chase Tweety into a park and onto a sheet of ice covering a pond. Tweety cuts a circle around the cats so that they fall into the freezing water and become bedridden with cold. DVD 2073

Rabbit Transit(1947)
This time Bugs' race with Cecil Turtle features a rocket-powered tortoise shell. DVD 8520

Racketeer Rabbit(1946)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Edward G. Robinson and Peter Lorre make it home to their hideout only to find Bugs already settled down there for the night. DVD 8511; also included on DVD X515

Red Riding Hoodwinked (1955)
Red Riding Hood is on her way from the city to the country and to her grandmother's house, and along the way she meets the Big Bad Wolf. Her grandmother is Granny, and she is bringing Tweety Bird to Granny as a gift, which attracts Sylvester's attention. Sylvester and the Big Bad Wolf join forces; he wants to eat Tweety; Big Bad wants to eat Red. But Granny is a match for them both! DVD X937

Rhapsody Rabbit (1946)
When Bugs attempts to perform Liszt's Second Hungarian Rhapsody, he is troubled by a mouse. DVD 3137

Rhapsody in Rivets (1941)
Random gags around military life, set on an army base. A bugler uses a jukebox to play reveille. In formation, one private has a great deal of trouble remembering what comes after "3"; after he gets it, he decides not to go for the $32 question. In the mess hall, the machine gunners machine gun their food while the bombers catch falling biscuits. The infantry marches for miles - past a "next time, take the train" billboard. The camouflage troops march by, invisibly. We see training substitutes: wooden guns, cars marked "tank" and, alas, a banner marked "parachute" deployed in mid-jump. More training: aerial games (of tic-tac-toe). The anti-aircraft division has target practice, on an aerial shooting gallery. Finally, in an elaborate process, a general provides firing instructions to a big gun; when it hits his own building, he says, "I'm a baaad general." DVD 9503

Roman Legion-Hare (1955)
Yosemite Sam, as head of a Roman legion, is ordered by Emperor Nero to find a victim to toss to the lions. Or else, he'll be the victim. Sam meets up with Bugs Bunny and decides Bugs will make a good victim. But it's Sam and Nero who end up as lion food. DVD 7359

Rookie Revue(1941)
Random gags around military life, set on an army base. A bugler uses a jukebox to play reveille. In formation, one private has a great deal of trouble remembering what comes after "3"; after he gets it, he decides not to go for the $32 question. In the mess hall, the machine gunners machine gun their food while the bombers catch falling biscuits. The infantry marches for miles - past a "next time, take the train" billboard. The camouflage troops march by, invisibly. We see training substitutes: wooden guns, cars marked "tank" and, alas, a banner marked "parachute" deployed in mid-jump. More training: aerial games (of tic-tac-toe). The anti-aircraft division has target practice, on an aerial shooting gallery. Finally, in an elaborate process, a general provides firing instructions to a big gun; when it hits his own building, he says, "I'm a baaad general." Video Disc 165l vhs 999:840

Room and Bird(1951)
Sylvester Cat and Tweety Bird are pets of tenants in the Spinsters Arms Hotel, where pets aren't allowed. As they try to keep out of sight of the landlord, Sylvester discovers Tweety and chases him in and out of the hotel rooms. DVD 3137

Rumors (1943)
Snafu inadvertantly starts a panic on his base when he begins a mistaken rumour that the base is about to be bombed. DVD 2004

Sahara Hare (1955)
Riff-Raff (Yosemite) Sam, riding a camel that won't whoa, chases Bugs into a French Foreign-Legion post. DVD 7359

Sandy Claws (1954)
Tweety Bird is taken by his mistress, Granny, to a beach, where Sylvester Cat spots him and tries to reach his cage, only to be stopped again and again by tidal waves. DVD 9503

Satan's Waitin' (1954)
Sylvester's carnivorious pursuit of Tweety Bird continues, chasing the canary onto the ledge of a tall building. He plummets to the sidewalk below, losing one of his nine "lives"; the spirit descends into Hell, where the puddy tat meets up with a Satanic bulldog. There, the bulldog encourages Sylvester to risk his remaining eight "lives" chasing the bird in the most dangerous of situations. Sylvester loses his second "life" when crushed beneath a steamroller; his third frightened after realizing he chased Tweety into a carnival tunnel (that had a lion's mouth opening); "lives" four through seven while on a shooting gallery; and his eighth just after grabbing the bird on a speeding roller coaster car. The Satanic bulldog reappears and demands Sylvester "go get him"; the puddy tat resists temptation and takes refuge in a seemingly safe bank vault. Sylvester soon regrets his move. DVD X942

Seal Skinners (1939)
A trained seal has escaped from the Jingling Brothers circus; there's a $100,000 reward. Both the Captain and John Silver hear this news, as does the seal. They show up, offering the seal a ride to wherever she wants to go; home to the arctic, as it happens. The Captain wins round one, grabbing the seal while John is engaged in a fight with yet another reward seeker. But John's got a few tricks up his sleeve, primarily the seal suit he dresses up in that fools the seal briefly and the Captain for a bit longer. DVD X942

September in the Rain(1937)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "The rain is outdoors; the action is indoors, in a grocery store, where the characters on product labels come to life (along with one real worm). While much of the picture features characters in blackface, and hence is usually censored, the remaining part includes a bottle of blueing singing "Am I Blue", a snake charmer from a coffee can playing for a tube of toothpaste, an elegant dancing couple from cigarette packs, the umbrella girl on a salt box under a waterfall, and some baby chicks from cleanser cans chasing the aforementioned worm." [Internet Movie Database] DVD 9356; also Included on DVD 6744

Shake Your Powder Puff (1934)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Warner Brothers. Three rabbits- Honey, Bunny and Floe- perform a vaudeville act about catching a boyfriend. A vast ensemble of early cartoon characters attends an evening of orchestra music, singers and other acts. Included on DVD 6715

She was an Acrobat's Daughter (1937)
Directed by Friz Freleng. "An evening at the local movie theater, including a sing-along led by Maestro Stickoutski at he Mighty "Fertilizer" organ, a "Goofy-Tone" newsreel, and the feature, "Petrified Florist," a spoof of 'The Petrified Forest (1936)' featuring caricatures of Bette Davis and 'Leslie Howard'." [IMDB] DVD 4875; also included on DVD X515

Sheepish Wolf (1942)
A classy (and hungry) "Shakespearian" wolf, watching a flock of sheep, imagines them as lamb chops, steaks and other delicacies: "To eat or not to eat? Baa, what a question!" But a watchful sheepdog humorously chatters on and on about his responsibilities to protect the sheep. The wolf dresses as a sheep, mingles with the flock, and almost catches a fleeing sheep, but he catches the sheepdog instead. The sheepdog scolds the disguised wolf and throws him into the midst of the flock. A black sheep realizes the deception and runs to the sheepdog to alert him. The black sheep talks like Eddie "Rochester" Anderson calling the sheepdog "Boss" in the same fashion as Rochester used to with Jack Benny. The sheepdog has a hard time finding the disguised wolf among the sheep. He uses a mating horn that fools the wolf into turning into a Pepé Le Pew-type Casanova who grabs the sheepdog to romance him. He snaps out of it and flees. The rest of the chase is interrupted by a spoof of the Little Red Riding Hood story. When the sheepdog brags to the sheep that he caught the wolf, all the sheep take off sheep costumes to show that they are actually wolves in disguise. "Which way did he go, George?" DVD 8519

Show Biz Bugs (1957)
Bugs and Daffy are vaudevillians competing for praise from the audience. They love Bugs no matter what; just the opposite for Daffy. DVD X4715; DVD 3137

Slick Hare (1947)
Directed by Friz Freleng. In a slick New York club for the rich and famous, Mr Humphrey Bogart orders rabbit. Waiter Elmer Fudd is at a loss where he'll get fresh rabbit at that time of night until he finds Bugs Bunny feasting on carrots. With time running out, Fudd tries to get Bugs into the pot. 7 min. DVD 8514; DVD 3137

Snafuperman (1944)
Pvt. Snafu becomes a superhero, only for him to become the world's dumbest one because he won't study his field manuals. Included on DVD 3485 DVD 35; DVD 4875; vhs 999:2146

Snow Business (1953)
Sylvester Cat and Tweety Bird are snowbound in a mountain cabin, and though Tweety has lots of bird seed, Sylvester will starve unless he can cook the unsuspecting Tweety. Meanwhile, a starving mouse thinks Sylvester is edible and keeps springing on the cat, chewing the fur off his head and tail and trying to cook his various body parts. Granny returns just in time with groceries, to find she mistakenly brought back only more bird seed! DVD 3137; DVD 3136

Southern Fried Rabbit(1953)
Bugs heads toward the record carrot crop in Alabama but runs into Colonel (Yosemite) Sam who is under orders to let no Yankee cross the Mason-Dixon line. DVD 7359

Speedy Gonzales (1955)
Starving Mexican mice want access to a cheese factory guarded by Sylvester Cat and send for Speedy Gonzales, the fastest mouse in all Mexico, to breeze past Sylvester and obtain the cheese for them. DVD 9503; DVD 6006

Sport Chumpions (1941)
A series of unrelated sports gags. Archery: The bullseyes make sense when we see where the archer is standing. Billiards: A trick shot: All the balls move together. Ping pong: The spectators eyes follow the ball... Ski jump: A long, long chute and a very short jump. Track: The hurdlers climb the hurdles like ladders. Swimming: The women's champion turns out to be a mermaid. A men's champion demonstrates strokes, ending with the crawl (on the bottom of the pool, on all fours). We see dives, ending with a seedy bar. Crew: We pull back from the first three precision rowers to see a real mess. Bicycle track racing: "Monotonous, isn't it?" Baseball: A talkative catcher gets knocked back by the ball. Football: Avery Memorial Stadium, with every seat on the 50-yard line one row wide and hundreds tall. On field: The QB calls signals and hops around. A ref emerges from under a pileup: "Is it a touchdown? Mmm, could be." The play is diagrammed into a huge tangle. Auto racing: The winner is blurred even standing still. DVD 8518

Stage Door Cartoon (1944)
That wascawwy wabbit is chased into a theatre by Elmer Fudd, and ends up having to perform to save himself, as well as convince Elmer to act himself. The vaudeville industry was never this wacky! DVD 3137

A Star is Bored (1956)
Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny. DVD 2073; DVD X937

A Star is Hatched (1938)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Emily the chicken, lives in Hickville but dreams of Hollywood. Her chance comes when director J. Megga-Phone happens to drive past and gives her his card. She makes her way to Hollywood, and Megga-Phone's office, where she discovers a whole flock of hens with the same card and a completely uncaring Megga-Phone. She returns home to faithful Clem, and a chick with foolish notions. DVD 8512; also included on DVD 3636

Streamlined Greta Green (1937)
In the world of this cartoon, cars act like humans. Junior wants to grow up to be a taxi, but mom wants him to be a nice, respectable touring car (taxi dancers are literally taxis). What mom doesn't know is that junior has been sneaking into town to play in traffic, drink hi-test gas, and race trains. He runs out of gas at a particularly bad time and gets towed to the garage. Video Disc 165

Sunday Go to Meetin' Time (1936)
Nicodemus, a black man who would rather gamble than attend church, is knocked unconscious while trying to steal chickens. While out cold, he imagines himself in hell, where he is put on trial for past indiscretions (such as stealing watermelons). When Nicodemus comes to, he races back to church, having learned his lesson. DVD 9357; DVD 2443

Sweet Sioux (1937)
A satirical look at Hollywood's versions of the American West that features an Indian maiden who is is a dead-ringer for Martha Raye, while the Warner Bros. orchestra plays "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down," while the attacking Indians are circling the lone covered wagon. Video Disc 165

Target Snafu (1944)
A armada of malaria-laden mosquitoes seeks human targets and finds Private Snafu who fails to protect himself adequately against their onslaught. DVD 2004

Those Beautiful Dames (1934)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Warner Brothers. "A pitiful girl trudges through the snow to her pathetic shack. As she sleeps, a group of toys sneaks in and completely redecorates, with a toy fire engine spraying paint and various toys hanging wallpaper; they also build a fireplace and bring in nice furniture, and apparently build a large addition. When the girl awakes at midnight, the toys sing and dance for her. Finally, everyone adjourns to the new addition where a massive table is set for a party, and all enjoy cake and ice cream." [Internet Movie Database] Included on DVD 5320

Three Brothers (1944)
Dissatisfied with being assigned to shoe consignment detail, Snafu learns about the true value of his responsibilities DVD 2004

Three Little Bops (1957)
Three pigs' career as a jazz band is complicated by a wolf they rejected for membership who keeps blowing down their gigs. DVD 3136

Toy Town Hall (1936)
A child would rather listen to the radio than go to bed, but mother insists. He sleeps, but at midnight, his toys come alive and put on a show for him (much of it recycled, though often with different backgrounds, from earlier cartoons). DVD 8519

The Trial of Mr. Wolf (1941)
The Big Bad Wolf is put on trial for harassing Little Red Riding Hood. He then decides to tell his false side of the story, portraying Little Red Riding Hood and Grandma to be scheming to make a coat out of him. DVD X937; DVD 8497

Tweet Tweet Tweety (1951)
Sylvester Cat leaves a trailer in a National Forest Camping Ground to go bird hunting and discovers an egg in a nest. Sylvester decides to sit on the egg to hatch it, and when it hatches, out crawls Tweety Bird! Sylvester chases Tweety into a geyser and down a river in a boat toward a waterfall. DVD 3137

Tweetie Pie(1947)
Thomas the cat finds Tweety in the snow, warming himself by a cigar butt. Thomas's mistress rescues the little yellow bird before her cat can devour him, but Thomas doesn't give up. DVD 3137

Tweety and the Beanstalk(1957)
Jack's mother throws Jack's magic beans outside under Sylvester Cat's sleeping box, and the cat is whisked to the world above, where he finds a huge Tweety Bird in the castle of the legendary Giant. When he tries to snag Tweety, Sylvester is chased by the Giant down the beanstalk. Sylvester chops down the stalk while the giant is still descending. The Giant falls on top of Sylvester with such force that Sylvester is shot through the Earth to the Orient. DVD X937

Tweety's S.O.S.(1951)
Sylvester Cat stows away aboard a seagoing passenger liner to try and catch Tweety Bird, who is guarded by his mistress, Granny. Sylvester becomes seasick and runs to the sickbay for a remedy. Tweety mixes nitro into the medicine before Sylvester drinks it. When Granny hits Sylvester with her broom, he is blown sky-high. DVD 2073

The Wabbit Who Came to Supper(1942)
Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits. DVD 4875

Wacky Worm(1941)
A singing worm is pursued by a crow, moving in an amazing variety of ways while escaping. It then hides in an apple, a toothpaste tube, a victrola, a toaster, and an alcohol bottle. This gets him soused enough to challenge the crow directly. He finally hides in another apple. DVD 8519

What's Cookin' Doc? (1944)
Directed by Robert Clampett and Friz Freleng. Bugs attends the Academy Awards ceremony. Following his impressions of Edward G. Robinson, Jerry Colonna, Bing Crosby and Frankenstein's monster, he can't believe it when he loses to James Cagney, so he campaigns in an effort to change voters' minds. Bugs demands that a movie clip be shown to prove he should win an Oscar. DVD 8520; DVD 9503

When I Yoo Hoo (1936)
It's the Weavers vs. the Mathews in Hickory Holler. The Weavers are singing (the title song), the Mathews are sleeping. They wake up and start shooting, which ends the song. A Weaver coonskin cap is shot off, and proves not to be quite dead yet. The sheriff drives up in a very broken-down car and nails up a notice: The feud is to be settled by a rooster fight at Higgins' Barn. The fight is on: The roosters circle each other (getting their necks tangled). They proceed to mix it up, to the William Tell Overture (the storm). The Mathews rooster gets a shot of moonshine, and is soon bashing his opponent. They crash into each other and knock each other out; the sheriff tries declaring either a winner, or a draw, but that only gets the people more riled up; everyone piles into the ring as the roosters watch. DVD 8520

Wise Quackers(1949)
Daffy, the "little black duck", falls from the sky onto Elmer Fudd's farm, and rather than be shot, he begs Elmer to accept him as a personal slave. After torturing Elmer with his type of kindness, slave Daffy puts a whip in Elmer's hands, then instantly dresses like Abraham Lincoln to scold Elmer for "whipping slaves". DVD 8510

Yankee Dood It (1956)
Elmer Fudd is the progressive King of industrial Elves. He visits an outmoded shoemaker's shop to extol the virtues of mass production capitalism to the shoemaker, whose pet cat, Sylvester, uses the magic word, "Jehosophat" to turn Fudd's elf helper into a mouse and chases him around the shoemaker's shop. DVD X942

Yankee Doodle Daffy (1943)
Daffy is an agent representing Sleepy LaGoof trying to sell him to talent scout Porky. Daffy spends a great deal of time and energy explaining and demonstrating what the kid can do, while the kid sits on a couch licking a giant sucker. DVD 8512; DVD 2073

You Ought To Be In Pictures(1940)
Directed by Friz Freleng. Warner Brothers. Animated short. "As the clock strikes midday, the animators vanish from their desks, abandoning the studio to Porky and Daffy. Jealous of Porky's success in the Looney Tunes cartoon series, Daffy tricks Porky into quitting Looney Tunes and heading for the Warner Brothers lot to go after the big money in a career in live-action features. Poor Porky never gets through the front gate. Frustrated, Porky returns to Termite Terrace, where he sees Daffy trying to take over Porky's job. Porky takes the conniving duck into an empty studio and beats the living bejeezes out of him. He then heads over to real-life Looney Tunes producer Leon Schlesinger's office to try and get his job back. Schlesinger has kept Porky's contract in his desk, and he tells Porky that he'll always have a job at Termite Terrace." [Big Cartoon Database] DVD 3137

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