Bugs Bunny in The Big Snooze (1946)

On the lighter side for a sleepy Sun­day .…

“The Big Snooze” (1946) was the last car­toon that ani­ma­tion direc­tor Bob Clam­pett ever worked on for Warn­er Broth­ers. The title? It’s an obvi­ous play on the Ray­mond Chan­dler nov­el, The Big Sleep, which was also turned into a film (star­ring Bog­a­rt and Bacall) in 1946. And the sleep­ing pill scene? Well, it was cen­sored on tele­vi­sion for some time. The clip can oth­er­wise be bought on The Looney Tunes Gold­en Col­lec­tion. For now, here it goes.

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