What's Up Doc? Images

For immediate release

Release dated: 
December 16, 2015
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Jessica Kohen, 651-259-3148, jessica.kohen@mnhs.org
Lauren Peck, 651-259-3137, lauren.peck@mnhs.org

What's Up Doc? Images

These images may be used for editorial purposes in magazines, newspapers and online to promote “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones,” April 30-Aug. 14, 2016, at the Minnesota History Center. Please contact me for high-res versions. Credit information is listed.

Chuck Jones portrait

Chuck Jones, portrait (c. 1990s)

In a career spanning seven decades, Chuck Jones made more than 300 animated films–three of which won an Academy Award

Courtesy of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity

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Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd sketch

Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd

Courtesy of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity Looney Tunes Characters © and ™ Warner Bros.

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Bugs Bunny in Duck Amuck

“Duck Amuck” (1953)

In the cartoon masterpiece “Duck Amuck,” a rogue animator tortures Daffy Duck by constantly changing the background around him. The ending reveals Bugs Bunny as the animator

Courtesy of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity Looney Tunes Characters © and ™ Warner Bros.

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Still from One Froggy Evening

Film still, “One Froggy Evening” (1953)

Michigan J. Frog became a star in “One Froggy Evening,” a film that was called “the Citizen Kane of the animated short” by director Steven Spielberg.

Film still courtesy Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Characters © and ™ Warner Bros.

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Still from What's Opera, Doc?

Film still, “What’s Opera, Doc?” (1957)

“What’s Opera, Doc?” condenses Wagner’s “Ring Cycle”–fourteen hours of opera–plus parts of “The Flying Dutchman,” Tannhauser and Rienzi into a seven-minute cartoon, and elevates the classic Bugs Bunny-running-from-Elmer Fudd story into a majestic drama.

Film still courtesy Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Characters © and ™ Warner Bros.

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Film still, “Beep Beep” (1952)

Chuck Jones directed or co-directed more than 25 cartoons featuring Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.

Film still courtesy Warner Bros. Looney Tunes Characters © and ™ Warner Bros.

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