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Throughout history, Termite Terrace is pure legend.

Bugs Bunny: Superstar is a 1975 Looney Tunes documentary film narrated by Orson Welles and produced and directed by Larry Jackson. It was the first documentary to examine the history of the Warner Bros. cartoons, and includes nine Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies cartoons (six featuring Bugs Bunny) which were previously released during the 1940s:

  • What's Cookin' Doc (1944), directed by Bob Clampett
  • A Wild Hare (1940), directed by Tex Avery
  • A Corny Concerto (1943), directed by Bob Clampett
  • I Taw a Putty Tat (1948), directed by Friz Freleng
  • Rhapsody Rabbit (1946), directed by Friz Freleng
  • Walky Talky Hawky (1946), directed by Robert McKimson
  • My Favorite Duck (1942), directed by Chuck Jones
  • Hair-Raising Hare (1946), directed by Chuck Jones
  • The Old Grey Hare (1944), directed by Bob Clampett

Why It Rocks

  1. It brought Bugs Bunny and the all-star Warner Bros. stars returned to the silver screen.
  2. Orson Welles said that very tiny animation department at the Warner Bros. studio lot, Termite Terrace, was one of the world's most legendary places in history. He also said that Bugs Bunny was one of the biggest names in comedy.
  3. It was the very FIRST Looney Tunes feature film.
  4. Half-documentary, half-compilation film, all-movie.
  5. While the film featured six Bugs Bunny cartoons, it showed three other Warner Bros. cartoons: one featured Daffy Duck and Porky Pig, one feature Sylvester and Tweety, and one marked the debut of the loud-mouthed rooster, Foghorn Leghorn, who stole the show and became one of the world's biggest cartoon stars.
  6. The song, "Termite Terrace Ra-Ra-Ra!" was very catchy.
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