Bunny Prototype -
Gopher Does Magic Tricks
Get Rich Quick Porky (August 28th, 1937)
Directed by Bob Clampett
Animated by Chuck Jones
(Dates and credits from The Big Cartoon Database.)
(This post accompanies John K's post on When Cartoons Evolved - Bugs Bunny Prototypes.)
In Bob Clampett's directorial debut, Get Rich Quick Porky, we are introduced to a heckler gopher character who looks and acts a lot like a famous rabbit we all know.
Let's take a look:
The famous "spinning-in-and-out-of-the-hole" routine...
Calm, cool and confident...
Can you picture this gopher with a pair of bunny ears?