Book Revue
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : January 5, 1946 Series: Looney Tunes
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After hours in a book store, the books and magazines comes to life for a musical revue.


Daffy Duck
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)


Frank Sinatra
(Voice: Richard "Dick" Bickenbach)
Harry James
Glenn Miller
Gene Krupa
Benny Goodman
Bob Burns
W.C. Fields
Margaret O'Brien
Jimmy Durante


Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.


Robert "Bob" Clampett


Robert "Bob" McKimson
Rod Scribner
Manny Gould
Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez


Warren Foster


Carl W. Stalling


Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc
Sara Berner
Robert C. Bruce


Edward "Eddie" Selzer (unverified)

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Layouts and Backgrounds

Thomas McKimson
Cornett Wood

Music Sources

Hoffman, Al, Jerry Livingston, and Milton Drake : "She Broke My Heart in Three Places "
Work, Henry Clay : "My Grandfather's Clock "
van Beethoven, Ludwig : "Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight Sonata) "
Jones, Isham and Gus Kahn : "It Had to Be You "
Donaldson, Walter and Gus Kahn : "Carolina in the Morning "
von Suppé, Franz : "Light Cavalry Overture "
Van Alstyne, Egbert : "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree "
Gaetano Donizetti and Salvatore Cammarano : "Sextet "


Warner Bros.

Cut Scenes

  • The scene where Daffy and The Big Bad Wolf run through the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was removed from Cartoon Network while Daffy's line about "La Cucaracha" ("So round, so firm, so fully packed, so easy on the draw.") was removed from The WB.

Inside Jokes

  • When Daffy Duck jumps out of the "Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies" comic you can see in the background a book titled "The Invisible Man: A Biography of Robert Clampett" written by "Ann Anonymous". This is an inside joke to director of this short and many other Warner cartoons, Robert Clampett.


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Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:00
Production No.: 8-15
MPAA No.: 10325
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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