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Rabbit Transit (1947)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 10 May 1947 (USA)
This time Bugs' race with Cecil Turtle features a rocket-powered tortoise shell.

Director:

Friz Freleng (as I. Freleng)

Writers:

Michael Maltese (story), Tedd Pierce (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Cecil Turtle / Deliverymen / Telegram Boys (voice)
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Storyline

This time Bugs' race with Cecil Turtle features a rocket-powered tortoise shell.

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Certificate:

Approved
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Corrida See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

After the police arrest Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle says one of Bugs' trademark lines: "Gee, ain't I a stinker?". See more »

Goofs

When Bugs smashes into the tree, he hits it face first. Yet when he slides to the ground, his back is facing the tree. See more »

Quotes

Bugs Bunny: [at the start line] One for the money...
[takes a few steps forward]
Bugs Bunny: ...two for the show...
[Cecil does likewise]
Bugs Bunny: ...three to make ready...
[Bugs steps ahead a little more]
Bugs Bunny: ...and four to...
[takes off. A scooter drives up to Cecil]
Deliveryman: Telegram.
Cecil Turtle: [after Telegram Deliveryman drove off, Cecil verbally read it] Western Bunions Mr. Turtle 10 1/2 Ave. E Wyoming GO! Bugs Bunny
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Connections

Follows Tortoise Beats Hare (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Make it Snappy
(uncredited)
Music by Floyd J. St. Clair
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Bugs and Cecil III
2 May 2009 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Rabbit Transit (1947)

*** (out of 4)

Third and final meeting between Bugs Bunny and Cecil Turtle has them racing cross country and both promising not to cheat, although that rule gets thrown out early on. This short isn't nearly as good as the previous two but there's still enough charm here to make it worth watching. What really brings this short down is the fact that there aren't enough laughs to keep it going. I wouldn't say we've seen this stuff too many times before but there's certain freshness missing from the story, characters and even some of the gags like the power jet turtle shell.


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