The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie

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The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie
Bugs Bunny Roadrunner movie.jpg
Poster
Directed by Chuck Jones
Phil Monroe
Produced by Chuck Jones
Written by Chuck Jones
Michael Maltese
Starring Mel Blanc (voice)
Music by Dean Elliott
from classic cartoons: Milt Franklyn
Carl Stalling
William Lava
John Seely
Edited by Treg Brown
Production
company
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • September 28, 1979 (1979-09-28)
Running time
98 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie is a 1979 Looney Tunes film with a compilation of classic Warner Bros. cartoon shorts and animated bridging sequences, hosted by Bugs Bunny. The bridging sequences show Bugs at his home, which is cantilevered over a carrot-juice waterfall (modeled on Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater" house in Bear Run, Pennsylvania).[citation needed]

Early on, Bugs discusses the wild villains he had co-starred with in his cartoons, which is followed by a tongue-in-cheek sequence depicting the history of comedy and a scene in which Bugs discusses his "several fathers". The latter scene was written by Chuck Jones as a way to debunk fellow animation director Robert Clampett's claims throughout the 1970s that he alone created Bugs, and Clampett's name is notably missing from Bugs's list, as a result of the conflict between Jones and Clampett.[citation needed]

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Cartoons[edit]

Cartoons with Bugs Bunny and others[edit]

Cartoons with Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote[edit]

DVD release[edit]

This movie is from the Looney Tunes Movie Collection DVD in October 2005 from Warner Home Video.

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