Bully for Bugs - 1953
Directed by Chuck Jones - Story by Michael Maltese - Animation by Ben Washam, Lloyd Vaughan, and Ken Harris - Layouts by Maurice Noble - Backgrounds by Philip DeGuard - Voice Characterization by Mel Blanc - Musical Direction by Carl Stalling
Bugs tunnels into the middle of a bullfight arena just as the bull makes short work of the matador, and takes on the beast himself.
The bull runs too fast and ends up far into the countryside. As he is running back, Bugs sets up a trap so that the bull, upon re-entering the arena, slides in axle grease, flies off a ramp, flies over a brush that puts glue on his stomach, then sandpaper, which lights a match that sets off a fuse connected to TNT that manages to go off just as he is flying over. A great ending to the cartoon.
Courtesy "Bugs Bunny: Fifty Years and Only One Grey Hare" by Joe Adamson, New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1990
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