Read This: The mistake Chuck Jones couldn’t get over in “What’s Opera, Doc?”

Warner Bros. cartoons are still amazingly enjoyable, especially considering they all had the same basic plot: Wile E. Coyote chases Road Runner. Sylvester chases Tweety Bird. And Elmer Fudd hunts for his ultimate prey: the uncatchable Bugs Bunny. Obviously, the scenario changed up a bit from time to time, but never so…

The artistry behind Chuck Jones’ masterpiece, What’s Opera, Doc?

Today, it is one of the best known and most imitated of all classic Looney Tunes (“Kill the wabbit! Kill the wabbit!”), but Chuck Jones’ 1957 short What’s Opera, Doc? was not initially recognized as a modern classic, nor was it in line for any Oscars at the time of its release. These are among the revelations in …