Tag - Merrie Melodies

Bugs Bunny: Victory Through Hare Power

Happy Birthday, Bugs Bunny

It was 69 years ago today that Bugs Bunny‘s first appearance, “A Wild Hare,” was released. There were other “proto-Bugs” characters, but this is considered to be his first official short. It’s directed by...

Chuck Jones: Chuck Redux Blog

Craig Kausen is a guy who’s started a blog about his grandfather. Which is pretty cool considering his grandfather was Chuck Jones. He’s sharing numerous goodies, including my favorite thus far–a tale of Jones’ sixth...

Duck Amuck: Sound Please

Duck Amuck: Thanks for the Sour Persimmons

It’s hard to decide on a favorite one among the Merrie Melodies, so it’s much easier on the brain to come up with a Top 5. This is in there, hands down. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via VideoSift. And incidentally, the...

Bad ol Putty Tat

Sylvester and Tweety: Bad Ol’ Putty...

Holy crap. Van Eaton Galleries have put a freaking treasure online. It’s the complete storyboard to the 1949 short “Bad Ol’ Putty Tat.” Cartoon Brew, who pointed us at this, reminds us as well that most of this stuff...

But is Especially Fond of Wild Duck

What an excellent find. The Looney Tunes Hidden Gags is a roundup of all those various background bits and in-jokes that you never understood while watching the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies. Definitely worth checking out. Found at Drawn...