Tuesday, 15 May 2012

That’ll Fix You

Writer Mike Maltese pulls the old switcheroo in “Little Red Riding Rabbit” (1943). Bugs Bunny has outsmarted the wolf in the Red Riding Hood story and has him over a shovel of hot coals. But he finally gets so annoyed with the screeching Red that he switches her for the wolf, who shares a carrot with Bugs as the picture ends.

Manny Perez gets the animation credit. Friz Freleng directed this in the days before Hawley Pratt did his layouts. Can’t tell you who did the backgrounds; I want to say Paul Julian but I wonder if it was Lenerd Kester.

1 comment:

  1. Nice to see what the end shot would have looked like in CinemaScope ;)

    Julian seems to have moved over to the Freleng unit towards the end of 1941, so unless there was some sort of temporary substitution/other studio commitment, that should be his background work.