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Wonderful cartoon: “What’s Opera, Doc?”

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And, it should be noted, a cartoon that inspired several of today’s opera singers. The backgrounds and colors are just amazing. From 1957, directed by Chuck Jones with Mel Blanc doing the vocal characterizations:

Written by LeisureGuy

2 January 2017 at 10:45 am

Posted in Movies & TV

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  1. Wow, I didn’t know that this cartoon existed! Thank you so much for sharing this! The ending was hilarious!!

    myoperabelcanto

    23 March 2017 at 7:09 am

  2. Chuck Jones and his crew were opera buffs. See also “Rabbit of Seville”, based on the opera “The Barber of Seville.” And at the link you’ll find others at the right.

    I admit that “Rabbit of Seville” doesn’t come close to the Wagnerian splendor of the cartoon in the post.

    LeisureGuy

    23 March 2017 at 7:37 am


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