What's Opera, Doc?
What's Opera, Doc? (1957)

This Warner Brothers cartoon re-imagines the Elmer Fudd versus Bugs Bunny conflict as a German opera, complete with expressionist sets, tragic romance, and a majestic chorus of "Kill the wabbit!" Director Chuck Jones and writer… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 6, 1957
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Bill Chambers
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By the end it's difficult to say whether Jones is lampooning Fantasia or merely envious of it.

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Anthony Lawrie
Kill the wabbit, kill the wabbit... one of the best cartoons ever ever!!
Byron Brubaker
This short, one of the greatest Looney Tunes, by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese is on the National Film Registry. Uses several of Wagner's opera… More
Dimitris Springer
Delirious,blasphemous and yet ravishingly innovative! Inspired by the likes of slapstick stars,musical numbers (did i forget to say the obvious William tell… More