SUNDAY, APRIL 30TH., 2017
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUGS!
It's April 30th gang. Otherwise known
as Bugs Bunny Day!
Bugs made his debut as “Happy Rabbit”
in a short theater cartoon called Porky's Hare
Hunt on this date in 1938!
That would make Bugs 79-years-old today!
We all remember Bugs from the cartoons
in which he stared for Warner Brothers
over all those years.
Many of us remember them from the time
we spent in Movie Theaters "back in the day."
Some of us looked forward to the cartoons
more than the feature1
To the younger folks Bugs may be better
know from television. He's never left a screen
somewhere in all those years!
I have still another memory.
Through all of my pre teen years I can
clearly remember the picture of Bugs and his
buddy Porky Pig that hung on the wall of my
Their images were outlined in some sort
of luminous paint that made them glow in the
dark after the lights were turned off!
I suppose it's one of this "childhood" items
my mother decided had outlived it's welcome
somewhere along the line. She probably
Now I'm kind of wondering what a classic
like that might be worth these days?! It could
have been a "20 CAROT picture!" Get it?
Here's hoping that "Wascally Wabbit"
keeps besting Elmer Fudd for another
76 years, and that all your NEWS is good!