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A Corny Concerto (1943)

Elmer Fudd introduces two pieces of classical music: "Tales of the Vienna Woods" and "The Blue Danube", and acted out by Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, and a flock of ducks.

Director:

Robert Clampett

Writer:

Frank Tashlin (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Bea Benaderet ... Mother Swan / Baby Swans (voice) (uncredited)
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ... Elmer Fudd (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Elmer Fudd introduces two pieces of classical music: The first section, "Tales of the Vienna Woods", spoofs "Fantasia", with Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Porky's dog doing a ballet. The second section, "The Blue Danube", spoofs "The Ugly Duckling", with a baby black duck like a juvenile Daffy saving the day when three baby swans are threatened by a goofy buzzard. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugs Bunny Show See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The only cartoon in which Porky Pig hunts Bugs Bunny (not counting Porky's Hare Hunt (1938), the first cartoon to feature the rabbit character eventually known as Bugs). See more »

Goofs

Bugs Bunny's eyelashes briefly disappear and reappear while covering his bra with his left hand and trying to use his bra to tie up Porky and his hunting dog. See more »

Quotes

Porky Pig: [holding up sign] I'm hunting that @!*@ rabbit!
Dog: [holding up sign] Ditto
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Connections

Featured in Futurama: A Big Piece of Garbage (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Concerto No. 1-Allegro
(uncredited)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Classic
12 April 2008 | by MightyzebraSee all my reviews

I had heard about this Looney Tunes quite often and when I realised (when it said on this site) that it was a spoof on Fantasia, I became very excited. I kept thinking, "Ooh, I'm so excited to find out what this is like." When I watched this on YouTube, I was very impressed.

I find this very much a classic Looney Tune - highly entertaining, funny and sweet. The Fantasia spoof around it works very well. I also noticed that there was only one joke which was relevant to the world of the time. It was a slight fighter jet joke and of course the Second World War was still raging in 1943. Some of the jokes were slightly lame and a little repetitive/predictable, but a delight to watch all the same.

Also, this has a role of Daffy - who does not look a lot like Daffy. Daffy looks much more like a duckling than the little black duck we know. He does a very good job. Of course, so does everyone in this episode.

Being a spoof on Fantasia, there are two stories, both with a piece of classical music in the background. Elmer Fudd introduces each piece and has rather a trouble with his out-fit (you'll see what I mean when you watch it). I personally preferred the second piece to the first piece, partly because the second had Daffy in it.

Recommended to people who enjoy old Looney Tunes cartoons and who very much enjoy "Fantasia". Enjoy "A Corny Concerto"! :-)


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