Thursday, October 20, 2011

Bugs Bunny- Slick Hare (1947)

"Slick Hare" is a 1947 Merrie Melodies Bugs Bunny cartoon, directed by Friz Freleng. It parodies the Mocambo nightclub in Los Angeles which is referred to as "The Mocrumbo". Mel Blanc voices Bugs and an impression of Humphrey Bogart, while Arthur Q. Bryan voices Elmer Fudd.

The cartoon opens with various shots of 1940s celebrities dining and drinking at the Mocrumbo club including such personalities as Frank Sinatra and Ray Milland (in a parody of The Lost Weekend, he pays for his drink with a typewriter and receives miniature typewriters as change). Fudd is a waiter at the Mocrumbo and comes out to find that his next customer is Humphrey Bogart.