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Lady, Play Your Mandolin!

“Lady, Play Your Mandolin!,” starring Foxy, was the first Merrie Melodies cartoon, released in 1931,  Directed by Rudolf Ising; principal animation by Rollin Hamilton… 94 more words

Animation

Old Glory

Director: Chuck Jones
Release Date: July 1, 1939
Stars: Porky Pig, Uncle Sam
Rating: ★★
Review:

‘Old Glory’ starts with Old Glory itself, i.e. the American Flag. 413 more words

Warner Bros. Films

Hare-Um Scare-Um

Director: Ben Hardaway & Cal Dalton
Release Date: August 12, 1939
Stars: proto-Bugs Bunny
Rating: ★★½
Review:

In 1939 Ben Hardaway revisited the rabbit he had introduced in ‘ 207 more words

Warner Bros. Films

Prest-O Change-O

Director: Chuck Jones
Release Date: March 25, 1939
Stars: Two Curious Dogs, proto-Bugs Bunny
Rating: ★★½
Review:

Chuck Jones uses the silly rabbit from Ben Hardaway’s ‘ 229 more words

Warner Bros. Films

More than a match for a Martian

Everything is snide
I learned at Bugs Bunny’s side.
A hero wise guide.

Miscellany

Goofy Groceries

Director: Bob Clampett
Release Date: March 29, 1941
Rating: ★★★½
Review:

‘Goofy Groceries’ was the first Merrie Melodie directed by Bob Clampett, and thus his first color film. 190 more words

Warner Bros. Films

Thugs with Dirty Mugs

Director: Tex Avery
Release Date: May 6, 1939
Rating: ★★★★
Review:

The title ‘Thugs with Dirty Mugs’ is a parody of the 1938 Warner Bros. gangster picture ‘Angels with Dirty Faces’, and the short is indeed a gangster picture itself. 191 more words

Warner Bros. Films