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BUGS BUNNY DVD in October - "The Essential Bugs Bunny" (condensed from box sets)

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BUGS BUNNY DVD in October - "The Essential Bugs Bunny" (condensed from box sets)

I was excited about this when I heard there was going to be three shorts that weren't released on the "Golden Collections," but they're not really the shorts I would spend money on ("Elmer's Candid Camera," "No Bonds Today," and "A Wild Hare" (which was already kind of released, sans remastered, as one of the extras from the box set). Essentially (no pun intended), it's just one disc worth its salt - good shorts one 'n all. But the 2nd?

"Looney Tunes: The Essential Bugs Bunny" Coming in October
By Ian Lueck
07-05-2010, 12:48 PM


A new Looney Tunes DVD set is coming on 10/12/10. The 210 minute, 2-disc set will contain seventeen Bugs Bunny cartoons, and three of those haven't been released on DVD before. The second disc will contain an hour of special features, including the uncut version of Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers (a 1992 short from Greg Ford and Terry Lennon), a brand-new featurette called "Ain't He a Stinker?", and TV specials, shorts, and rare appearances. The price will be $26.99.

7/8/10 Update: Here is an updated list of cartoons that should be on the set:

Disc 1: * Elmer's Candid Camera (1940, Jones)
* A Wild Hare (1940, Avery)
* The Old Grey Hare (1944, Clampett)
* Baseball Bugs (1946, Freleng)
* Hair Raising Hare (1946, Jones)
* Haredevil Hare (1948, Jones)
* 8 Ball Bunny (1950, Jones)
* Rabbit of Seville (1950, Jones)
* Rabbit Fire (1951, Jones)
* Show Biz Bugs (1957, Freleng)
* Knighty Knight Bugs (1958, Freleng)
* What's Opera Doc? (1957, Jones)

Disc 2: * Any Bonds Today? (1942, Clampett)
* Excerpt from "My Dream is Yours" (1949)
* The Bugs Bunny Show (1960)- specific episode not yet revealed
* How Bugs Bunny Won the West TV special (1978)
* Bugs Bunny Wild World of Sports TV special (1989)
* Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers (1992, Ford/Lennon)
* Carrotblanca (1995, McCarthy)
* Hare and Loathing in Las Vegas (2003 [unreleased], Kopp/Shin)

[Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ; WB Shop]

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Re: "The Essential Bugs Bunny" 10/12/10

Article from the NYTimes. Release day is October 12th, but my Sam's Club already had it out for around $19.
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Re: BUGS BUNNY DVD in October - "The Essential Bugs Bunny" (condensed from box sets)

Urgh. Sad to see how these Loony Tunes shorts that had been released so amazingly have now come to poor releases and re-releases.
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Re: BUGS BUNNY DVD in October - "The Essential Bugs Bunny" (condensed from box sets)

Actually, A Wild Hare was released remastered on the Warner Cartoon Oscar winners and nominee's 3 disc set

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