A look at how Elmer Fudd evolved from a character called "Egghead".
"A-Lad-In-Bagdad" Made in 1938, directed by Cal Howard and Cal Dalton Egghead plays Aladdin, and tries to impress the salton's princess with the magic lamp he got out of a crane game.
"The Dangerous Dan Mcfoo" Made in 1939, directed by Tex Avery A two dogs battle in a saloon for the heart of a pretty girl dog.
"Elmer's Candid Camera" Made in 1940, directed by Chuck Jones Elmer goes to film widlife, but a wild rabbit makes it difficult for him.
"The Hardship of Miles Standish" Made in 1940, directed by Friz Freleng An old man tells his grandson the real story about how Percilla and John Alden (Elmer Fudd) became married.
"A Wild Hare" Made in 1940, directed by Tex Avery Elmer Fudd is out hunting rabbits and attempts to capture a VERY early Bugs Bunny.
TOONHEADS TRIVIA: What's the proof that Elmer evolved into Elmer? In "A Feud There Was" (1938), Egghead's name "Elmer Fudd" is written on the motorscooter.
Who provided the voice of the dog in Dangerous Dan McFoo? Arthur Q. Bryan. Who eventually became the voice of Elmer Fudd.
"A Wild Hare" launched the careers of both Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, but what else did it start? It was the first time either character uttered their trademark phrase.moreless