Hold the Lion, Please
Studio: Warner Bros. Release Date : June 13, 1942 Series: Merrie Melodies
  1. General Info
Cumulative rating:
(2 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

A lion needs to prove he's not a washed-up has been and that he's the true king of the jungle by killing a rabbit. Thankfully, Bugs fills that quota.

Characters

Bugs Bunny
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

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

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Robert "Bobe" Cannon

Story

Tedd "Ted" Pierce

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (unverified)
Tedd "Ted" Pierce (unverified)
Robert C. Bruce

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)


Distributor(s)

Warner Bros.

Television

Bugs 'n' Daffy (Season 2, Episode 16)

VHS

United States

Bugs Bunny Cartoon Festival featuring "Hold the Lion, Please"
Bugs Bunny on Parade
Wabbit Tales

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

The Golden Age of Looney Tunes, Vol. 2

BluRay Disc

United States

Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection

Technical Specifications

Production No.: 609
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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Credits

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

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Robert "Bobe" Cannon

Story

Tedd "Ted" Pierce

Music

Carl W. Stalling

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (unverified)
Tedd "Ted" Pierce (unverified)
Robert C. Bruce

Producer

Leon Schlesinger

Film Editor

Treg Brown (unverified)

Screenshots

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Lobby Card
Submitted by eutychus


History

10/17/2011

  • New title added by eutychus

2/16/2012

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5/21/2014

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9/7/2016

  • Home video info added by ToonStar95

5/23/2017

  • Synopsis added by TibbyH
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10/14/2017

  • Home video info added by ToonStar95

10/28/2017

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1/25/2018

  • Television info added by ToonStar95

3/31/2018

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4/8/2018

    10/2/2019

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    12/27/2019

    • Gallery items added
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    3/16/2020

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        Sources

        Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
        • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

        Tedd "Ted" Pierce: Story
        • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

        Ken Harris: Animator
        • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

        Carl W. Stalling: Music
        • Verified by "Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies" by Jerry Beck and Will Friedwald

        Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
        • Unverified

        Tedd "Ted" Pierce: Voices
        • Unverified

        Leon Schlesinger: Producer
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Treg Brown: Film Editor
        • Unverified

        Robert C. Bruce: Voices
        • Verified by "Cartoon Logic" podcast

        Robert "Bobe" Cannon: Animator
        • Verified by Thad Komorowski