Bug’s Bunny’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979)

USA, 27 November
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American animated fantasy television special directed by Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Tony Benedict, David Detiege, Bill Perez and Art Vitello.

Plot Summary

A trio of three newly created animated shorts with a theme: Bugs Bunny's Christmas Carol (1979), Freeze Frame (1979) and Fright Before Christmas (1979).


” Sequences Directed by: Friz Freleng
“Road-Runner” Sequence Directed by: Chuck Jones
Sequence Directors: Tony Benedict, David Detiege, Bill Perez, Art Vitello
© 1979 Warner Bros. Inc.
Produced by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, Inc. and Chuck Jones Enterprises in association with Warner Brothers Family Entertainment
Executive Producer: Hal Geer
“Bugs Bunny” Sequences Produced by: Friz Freleng
” Sequence Produced by: Chuck Jones
Written by: Friz Freleng, John Dunn, Chuck Jones, Tony Benedict
Animators: Irv Anderson, Warren Batchelder, Bob Bransford, Malcolm Draper, Mark Kausler, Ruth Kissane, John McGuire, Phil Monroe, Tom Ray, Virgil Ross, Benny Washam, Don Williams
Layout: Don Foster, Ric Gonzales, Roy Morita, Martin Strudler
Backgrounds: Richard H. Thomas, Ron Dias, Dennis Durrell
Animation Camera: Ted Bemiller, Raymond E. Lee
Film Editors: Robert Gillis, Rich Harrison, Richard Gannon
Music Composed by: Doug Goodwin
Music Editor: Joe Siracusa

Mel Blanc
June Foray (additional voices)


and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.204 – credits