Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Filmography (1940–1949) - 1947 – 22 Titles

1947 – 22 Titles

Every non-Bugs Bunny cartoon released this year (as well as any cartoon in the 1946–1947 production season) except for A Pest in the House, Catch as Cats Can, and Mexican Joyride, were given Blue Ribbon reissues. The reason for this is unknown.
All cartoons are in 3-strip Technicolor, except where noted.

Title Series Director Characters Release date Availability reissue? Notes
One Meat Brawl MM Robert McKimson Barnyard, Porky 1947-01-18
  • DVD – LTSS Porky & Friends: Hilarious Ham
Yes
  • First cartoon that Barnyard Dawg appeared without Foghorn Leghorn.
Goofy Gophers, The, LT Bob Clampett (Planned)
Arthur Davis (Finished)
Goofy Gophers, Bugs (cameo) 1947-01-25 Yes
  • First appearance of the Goofy Gophers
  • planned by Bob Clampett and finished by Art Davis.
  • Cameo by Bugs at the end.
Gay Anties, The MM Friz Freleng 1947-02-15 Yes
Scent-imental Over You LT Chuck Jones Pepé 1947-03-08
  • DVD – LTSS Pepe Le Pew: Zee Best of Zee Best
Yes
Hare Grows in Manhattan, A MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Hector 1947-03-22 No
  • Only cartoon to co-star of Bugs and Hector
Birth of a Notion LT Robert McKimson Daffy Duck 1947-04-12
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 6, Disc 1
Yes
Tweetie Pie MM Friz Freleng Sylvester, Tweety 1947-05-03
  • DVD – Academy Awards Animation Collection
  • DVD – LTSS Tweety & Sylvester: Feline Fwenzy
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 2, Disc 3
  • Blu-Ray – LTPC Volume 1, Disc 1
Yes
  • First pairing of Sylvester and Tweety
  • In this cartoon, Sylvester is called Thomas
  • First time that Tweety has feathers
  • First WB cartoon to win an Oscar
Rabbit Transit LT Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Cecil Turtle 1947-05-10
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 2, Disc 1
  • Blu-Ray – LTPC Volume 2, Disc 2
No
Hobo Bobo MM Robert McKimson Bobo Elephant, Mynah Bird 1947-05-17 Yes
  • First appearance of Bobo Elephant
  • Only cartoon to co-star Bobo and Mynah Bird
Along Came Daffy LT Friz Freleng Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam 1947-06-14 Yes
  • Followup to 1943's Wackiki Wabbit
Inki at the Circus MM Chuck Jones Inki 1947-06-21 Yes
Easter Yeggs LT Robert McKimson Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 1947-06-28
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 3, Disc 1
No
  • 500th Warner Bros. animated short released in theaters
Crowing Pains LT Robert McKimson Foghorn, Barnyard Dawg. Henery, Sylvester 1947-07-12
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 6, Disc 1
Yes
Pest in the House, A MM Chuck Jones Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd 1947-08-02
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 5, Disc 1
  • Blu-Ray – LTPC Volume 1, Disc 1
No
Foxy Duckling, The MM Arthur Davis 1947-08-23 Yes
House Hunting Mice LT Chuck Jones Hubie and Bertie 1947-09-06
  • DVD – Looney Tunes Mouse Chronicles: The Chuck Jones Collection
Yes
  • Originally released in Cinecolor, reissued in Technicolor.
    • First cartoon in 2-strip Cinecolor since 1934.
    • Also first cartoon in 2-hue color since 1936.
Little Orphan Airedale LT Chuck Jones Charlie, Porky Pig, Rags McMutt 1947-10-04 Yes
  • First appearance of Charlie Dog.
Doggone Cats MM Arthur Davis Sylvester 1947-10-25 Yes
  • Reissued as Dog Gone Cats.
  • Originally released in Cinecolor, reissued in Technicolor
Slick Hare MM Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd 1947-11-01
  • DVD – LTGC Volume 2, Disc 1
No
Mexican Joyride LT Arthur Davis Daffy 1947-11-29 No
Catch as Cats Can MM Arthur Davis Sylvester 1947-12-06 No
Horsefly Fleas, A LT Robert McKimson 1947-12-13
  • Blu-Ray – LTPC Volume 2, Disc 2
Yes

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