Speedy Gonzales - Wildsville Gallery
“Queso al Trinfador” or “Cheese to the Victor” demonstrates that for Speedy Gonzales, the quicker they are, the greater the reward. Always up for a challenge in this 1955 Friz Freleng directed cartoon, Speedy demonstrates why he is worthy of cheese wedges and the Academy Award that this piece won.
Baby Bugs and Elmer - Wildsville Gallery
If a consummate history exists revealing the epic battle between Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, director Bob Clampett has encapsulated it brilliantly in the 1944 classic “The Old Grey Hare.” Heralded as one of the greatest Bugs Bunny cartoons ever produced.
Stop in the Name of Humanity - Wildsville Gallery
Produced in 1954 and directed by Chuck Jones, this image depicts Wile E. Coyote as he holds up a sign in a last-ditch effort to thwart off a head-on collision with a freight train. Whether employing high or low tech methods, the pathos Wile E. Coyote experiences as he pursues the Road Runner though-out the desert Southwest, is guaranteed.
Bugs and Marvin the Martin - Wildsville Gallery
Before man went to the moon, it took the efforts of many animals to go where no human had gone before. Director Chuck Jones in the 1948 short, “Haredevil Hare” Bugs encounters villains Marvin the Martin (Commander X-2) and K-9, who plan to stage a massive lunar attack against Earth. In this scene, Bugs has alighted to X-2’s desires, and responded in kind by dousing the Uranium PU 36 explosive modulator which will trigger the explosive rocket X-2 has aimed earthward.
The Grand Finale Lobby Card - Wildsville Gallery
“The Grand Finale Lobby Card” brings together many favorite Looney Tunes’ characters, each of whom is represented in the background by a lobby card once used to promote their respective cartoons. Created by artist Juan Ortiz, the characters interact in this piece much in the same way they would on screen; Daffy “raspberries” Bugs while Wile E. intently prepares to light a stick of TNT in front of the Road Runner.
Porky Lobby Card - Wildsville Gallery
“Porky Pig: Lobby Card” is a limited edition hand-painted cel and Giclee print background. Porky Pig, with a career spanning eight decades, is one of the most recognizable characters in the Looney Tune lineup. Porky was the first Looney Tunes star, predating both Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny.
Classic Speedy - Wildsville Gallery
“¡Ándele! ¡Ándele! ¡Arriba! ¡Arriba! ¡Epa! ¡Epa! ¡Epa! Yeehaw!” “Classic Speedy Gonzales,” the fastest mouse in all of Mexico. There have been 46 cartoons made either starring or featuring Speedy.
Classic Michigan J. Frog - Wildsville Gallery
“Hello My Honey, Hello My Baby, Hello My Ragtime Gal…” In “Classic Michigan J. Frog,” everyone’s favorite singing, dancing, smooth-skinned, web-footed, tailless leaping amphibian make yet another in a series of his patented Command Performances, this time in front of the theater from his famed cartoon appearance, One Froggy Evening.