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Bugs Bunny made his first official appearance in a A Wild Hare, released seventy-five years ago on July 27, 1940. (A prototypical “Wascally Wabbit” first debuted in Porky’s Hare Hunt, in 1937.)
Footage from “Bond Rally, 1941.” Excerpted from Uncle Sam Speaks, ca. 1987, a compilation of U.S. savings bond and stamp promotions by celebrities used in a National Archives and Records Administration exhibit entitled “Uncle Sam Speaks: Posters and Broadsides.”
(Image of Bugs Bunny copyrighted by Warner Bros.)