DVD News: Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 5

The specs for the fifth installment of Warner Brothers’ Looney Tunes Golden Collection series have appeared over at Amazon, and as usual, the package looks chock full of goodness for fans of the output of Warners’ famed Termite Terrace. Once again the individual discs have their own themes, the most intriguing being Volumes 3 and 4- The Best Of Bob Clampett and The Early Days. The extras piled on top also can’t be beat with 22 commentary tracks, the feature length documentary Chuck Jones: Extremes And In-Betweens, A Life In Animation, 3 additional Snafu and 4 additional Hook wartime cartoons and numerous featurettes. You can pick up the box set on October 30.

Disc One: Bugs and Daffy

  1. 14-Carrot Rabbit
  2. Ali Baba Bunny (with Commentary Track by Filmmaker Greg Ford & Music Only Track)
  3. Buccaneer Bunny
  4. Bugs’ Bonnets
  5. A Star is Bored
  6. A Pest in the House (with Commentary Track by Writer Paul Dini)
  7. Transylvania 6-5000 (with Commentary Track by Historian Jerry Beck)
  8. Oily Hare
  9. Stupor Duck (with Music Only Track)
  10. The Stupor Salesman
  11. The Abominable Snow Rabbit (with Music and Effects Track)
  12. The Super Snooper (with Music and Effects Track)
  13. The Upstanding Sitter
  14. Hollywood Daffy
  15. You Were Never Duckier (with Commentary Track by Director Eric Goldberg)

Special Features Include:

  1. Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens, a Life in Animation Part 1 (Estamated time: 45 minutes)
  2. Featurettes: The Bugs Bunny Show a. Bad Time Story Bridging Sequences (Estimated time: 8:26) b. What’s Up Dog? Audio Recording Sessions (Estimated time: 3:00)

Disc Two: Fairy Tales

  1. Bewitched Bunny (with Commentary Track by Director Eric Goldberg & Music and Effects Track)
  2. Paying the Piper
  3. The Bear’s Tale
  4. Foney Fables
  5. Goldimouse and the Three Cats (with Music Only Track)
  6. Holiday for Shoestrings (with Commentary Track by Historian Daniel Goldmark)
  7. Little Red Rodent Hood
  8. Little Red Walking Hood (with Commentary Track by Animator Mark Kausler)
  9. Red Riding Hoodwinked (with Commentary Track by Filmmaker Greg Ford & Music Only Track)
  10. The Trial of Mr. Wolf
  11. The Turn-Table Wolf (with Music and Effects Track)
  12. Tom Thumb in Trouble (with Commentary Track by Historian Jerry Beck)
  13. Tweety and the Beanstalk (with Music Only Track)
  14. A Gander and a Mother Goose
  15. Senorella and the Glass Huarache

Special Features Include:

  1. Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens, A Life in Animation, Part Two (Estimated Time: 45:00)
  2. Behind the Tunes a. Once Upon a Tune (Estimated Time: 8:27) b. Drawn to Life: The Art of Robert McKimson (Estimated Time: 15:00)
  3. A Chuck Jones Tutorial: Tricks of the Cartoon (Estimated Time: 13:21)
  4. Bonus Cartoons SNAFU a. Coming!! [1943] (Estimated Time: 3:00) b. Gripes [1943] (Estimated Time: 3:00) c. Gas [1944] (Estimated Time: 4:00) Hook a. Take Heed Mr. Tojo [1943] (Estimated Time: 3:00) b. The Good Egg [1945] (Estimated Time: 3:00) c. The Return of Mr. Hook [1945] (Estimated Time: 2:00) d. Tokyo Woes [1945] (Estimated Time: 4:00)

Disc Three: The Best of Bob Clampett

  1. Bacall to Arms (with Commentary Track by Historian Jerry Beck)
  2. Buckaroo Bugs (with Commentary Track by Historian Michael Barrier and Commentary Track by Director John Kricfalusi, Director Eddie Fitzgerald and Cartoonist Kali Fonecchino)
  3. Crazy Cruise
  4. Farm Frolics (with Commentary Track by Actor Keith Scott)
  5. Hare Ribbin’
  6. Patient Porky
  7. Prehistoric Porky
  8. The Bashful Buzzard (with Commentary Track by Writer Paul Dini)
  9. The Old Grey Hare (with Commentary Track by Filmmaker Greg Ford)
  10. The Wacky Wabbit (with Commentary Track by Director Eric Goldberg)
  11. The Wise Quacking Duck
  12. Wagon Heels
  13. The Daffy Doc (with Commentary Track by Animator Mark Kausler)
  14. A Tale of Two Kitties (with Commentary Track by Historian Michael Barrier)
  15. Porky’s Pooch

Special Features Include:

  1. Behind the Tunes a. Wacky Warner One-Shots (Estimated Time: 8:40) b. Real American Zero: The Adventures of Private SNAFU (Estimated Time: 8:45)
  2. From the Vaults a. Hare Ribbin’ Director’s Cut (Estimated Time: 8:00) b. The Bashful Buzzard Storyboard Reel (with Bashful Buzzard Orignial Opening Music Cue) (Estimated Time: 8:00)
  3. Alternate Milt Franklin Opening Themes (with Introduction by Greg Ford)(Estimated Time: 5:00)

Disc Four: “The Early Daze”

  1. Alpin Antics
  2. Eatin’ on the Cuff or the Moth Who Came to Dinner (with Commentary Trac by Historian Jerry Beck)
  3. Milk and Money
  4. I’ve Got to Sing a Torch Song
  5. Porky at the Crocadero (with Commentary Track by Historian Daniel Goldmark)
  6. Polar Pals
  7. Scrap Happy Daffy
  8. Porky’s Double Trouble
  9. Golddigers of ’49
  10. Pilgrim Porky
  11. Wise Quacks
  12. Porky’s Review (with Commentary Track by Fimmaker Greg Ford)
  13. Porky’s Poppa
  14. Wholly Smoke (with Commentary Track by Historian Daniel Goldmark)
  15. What Price Porky

Special Features Include:

  1. Unsung Maestros: A Directors Tribute (Estimated Time: 15:00)
  2. The Looney Tunes Television Specials a. Bugs and Daff’s Carnival of the Animals [1976 TV Special] (Estimated Time: 24:23) b. Bugs Bunney’s Looney Christmas Tales (1979 TV Special] (Estimated Time: 24:13) c. Bugs Bunny’s Bustin’ Out All Over [1980 TV Special (Estimated Time: 23:46)
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