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Continuing with the Merrie Melodies for 1942, as the mood sways from the traditional to some periodic patriotic flag-waving.
The 1941-42 season saw Bugs Bunny became the main character at Warner Brothers cartons. Here were the tunes that backed him up.
By the end of this season, there were not only occasional references to the ongoing conflict, but entire cartoons inspired by it.
The background music in the Looney Tunes during the 1940-41 season, at a time when the world seemed to want comedy – and escapism.
The remainder of the 1939-40 Merrie Melodies include titles that crystalize the personalities of two of Warner’s top characters.
We continue with the first of many extended seasons of Merrie Melodies to come. The Warner animators were not only creative, but prolific in output – a profitable combination of character traits, to say the least.
The musical highlights from those Merrie Melodies cartoons familiar from television as part of AAP’s package of shorts, first syndicated in 1956.