Roman Legion Hare - 1955
Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam
Directed by Friz Freleng - Story by Warren Foster - Animation by Virgil Ross, Arthur Davis, and Gerry Chiniquy - Layouts by Hawley Pratt - Backgrounds by Irv Wyner - Voice Characterization by Mel Blanc - Musical Direction by Milt Franklyn
When in Rome, in 54 A.D., Sam must do as the Romans do and find a victim to throw to the lions. He ends up chasing Bugs Bunny in and out of the lions' cages.
The constant references to baseball. The sign outside the arena that reads "Detroit Lions - Season Opener". The announcement at the beginning of the event: "Governor Nero has kindly consented to throw out the first victim."
Courtesy "Bugs Bunny: Fifty Years and Only One Grey Hare" by Joe Adamson, New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1990
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