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The Looney Tunes Project #76: Busy Bakers

Busy Bakers is a 1940 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Ben Hardaway and Cal Dalton. The local town baker faces going out of business, so an old man decides to help him stay in business after a kind deed offered

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The Looney Tunes Project #75: Africa Squeaks

https://dai.ly/x5kfhw5 Africa Squeaks is a 1940 American animated cartoon in the Looney Tunes series starring Porky Pig. It was directed by Bob Clampett, animated by John Carey, Dave Hoffman, Izzy Ellis, Norman McCabe, and Vive Risto, with musical direction by

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The Looney Tunes Project #74: The Early Worm Gets The Bird

The Early Worm Gets the Bird is a 1938 produced, 1940 released Merrie Melodies cartoon supervised by Tex Avery (credited as “Fred Avery” on the original issue). The name is a play on the adage “The early bird gets the

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The Looney Tunes Project #73: Porky’s Last Stand

Porky’s Last Stand is a 1940 Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Bob Clampett. Porky Pig owns a restaurant with the help of his assistant, Daffy Duck. But it’s trouble when the mice steal all their food. Daffy tries to get

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The Looney Tunes Project #72: A Wild Hare

A Wild Hare, reissued as The Wild Hare, is a 1940 Merrie Melodies cartoon supervised by Tex Avery (credited as Fred Avery on the original issue). The short subject features Elmer Fudd and Bugs Bunny, the latter making what is

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The Looney Tunes Project #71: You Ought To Be In Pictures

You Ought to Be in Pictures is a 1940 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes short film featuring Porky Pig and Daffy Duck. The film combined live-action and animation, and features live-action appearances by Leon Schlesinger, writer Michael Maltese, animator Gerry Chiniquy

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The Looney Tunes Project #70: Elmer’s Candid Camera

Elmer’s Candid Camera is a 1940 Merrie Melodies cartoon short directed by Chuck Jones, and first released on March 2, 1940, by Warner Bros. It marks the first appearance of a redesigned Elmer Fudd (voiced by Arthur Q. Bryan), and

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