What It’s About: In this classic short, Elmer Fudd’s (Arthur Q. Bryan) eternally doomed pursuit of Bugs Bunny (Mel Blanc) is framed as Wagnerian opera, simultaneously parodying the art form while providing a farcical response to Walt Disney’s Fantasia.
Why Watch it Today?: Legendary animator Chuck Jones, director of this and many other beloved cartoons, died today in 2002.
Where to Get It: Watch the full cartoon at Blip.tv
Other Choices: Chuck Jones has a brief appearance in Gremlins.