Prepared in commemoration of animator Chuck Jones' eightieth birthday by George Daugherty, creator of the stage hit Bugs Bunny on Broadway
, THE MAGICAL WORLD OF CHUCK JONES may be about the coolest birthday present anyone ever had, but average viewers may find themselves bored and baffled
rather than enlightened or entertained.
Jones's accomplishments are certainly extensive and important and this "What's up Doc-umentary" contains snippets of numerous high points. While one of the top directors at Warner Bros. animation unit through the 1950s and early 60s, Jones steered Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig
through some of their most memorabl...