Hot Cross Bunny - 1948
Directed by Robert McKimson - Story by Warren Foster - Animation by Manny Gould, Charles McKimson, and Phil DeLara - Layouts by Cornett Wood - Backgrounds by Richard H. Thomas - Voice Characterization by Mel Blanc - Musical Direction by Carl Stalling
Inside the Eureka Experimental Hospital, Paul Revere's Foundation ("Hardly a Man is Still Alive!") a doctor plans to put the brains of a chicken into experimental rabbit No. 46, a.k.a. Bugs Bunny. A chase ensues. Bugs finally declares the doctor "a victim of fowl play."
Courtesy "Bugs Bunny: Fifty Years and Only One Grey Hare" by Joe Adamson, New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1990
Thanks to Tweety Pie's Clipart Connection for the great Bugs Bunny pictures!
Thanks also to Karen Anne Taylor for the video still!
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