Robert C. Bruce

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Robert C. Bruce
Born Robert C. Bruce, Jr.
(1914-10-06)October 6, 1914
White Salmon, Washington. U.S.
Died August 24, 2003(2003-08-24) (aged 88)
Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1930s-1960s

Robert C. Bruce, Jr. (October 6, 1914 – August 24, 2003) was an American voice actor, and the son of Robert C. Bruce (1887–1948) who was a cinematographer and documentary producer. He was the narrator for a number of Warner Bros. cartoons in the 1930s and 1940s. The Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series' had occasional entries which were driven not by one of their stable of stars such as Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck, but by individual short sketches, usually filled with sight gags and word-play. Later he was a writer and producer of industrial motion pictures based in Minnesota.

List of cartoons voiced by Robert C. Bruce[edit]

List of Private Snafu shorts voiced by Robert C. Bruce[edit]

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Bruce never got a screen credit, but his voice was recognizable, and he is mentioned in the commentary for the Looney Tunes Golden Collection.

He introduces the cartoon What's Cookin' Doc? (1944) which begins with a filmed segment about Oscar night, and transitions into a Bugs Bunny cartoon.

In addition to the "Crazy Cruise" types of cartoons, he provides the voice of the narrator for the 1956 cartoon Bugs' Bonnets, an animated exposition on the "well-known psychological fact that people's behavior is strongly affected by the way they dress".

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