Director(s)Chuck Jones
Producer(s)Leon Schlesinger
Top GenresAnimation, Comedy, Family
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Elmer's Pet Rabbit (1941) was a Family - Animation Film directed by Chuck Jones and produced by Leon Schlesinger.

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Bugs Bunny: [Elmer turns on the light to his bedroom - Bugs is in his bed 'sleeping']
Bugs Bunny: Turn off that light!

Bugs Bunny: What's this?
Elmer Fudd: Your dinner.
Bugs Bunny: My what? My dinner! What do you think I am... a rabbit? I'll starve before I eat this stuff.
[Starts eating]
Bugs Bunny: You'll be sorry... starving a little gray rabbit! This is terrible! Me eating this stuff! How do you expect me to stomach this stuff?

Bugs Bunny: Of course you know this means war!

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Bugs Bunny wears yellow gloves in this cartoon, rather than the white ones that later became part of his trademark image. In one scene, he removes one of the gloves, revealing the grey hand (paw?) underneath.
Bugs has a different voice than usual in this cartoon.
There are at least three allusions to movie stars. A sign in the shop window mentions Rabbit Taylor, a reference to Robert Taylor. Bugs Bunny does a brief imitation of Katharine Hepburn. Later, he quotes Groucho Marx. ("Of course, you know this means war!") A comic strip character, who is popular in the movies, also gets a reference: Elmer Fudd opens his newspaper, wondering aloud how Dick Tracy made out.
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