A-Lad-In His Lamp
is a 1948 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes
cartoon starring Bugs Bunny
and featuring the Genie and Caliph Hassan Pfeiffer who is after Bugs and the Genie in his lamp. The voice of Bugs Bunny and Caliph Hassan Pfeiffer is voiced by Mel Blanc
and the voice of the Smokey the Genie is played by Jim Backus
in one of his first professional roles. The cartoon is a takeoff of the story of Aladdin's Lamp
Bugs is digging a rabbit hole
when he finds Aladdin's Lamp in his hole not knowing what it is at first and calls it junk. He thinks he could use it as an ashtray and starts cleaning it up and out pops Smokey (as Bugs calls him) the Genie
and announces that he is here and let the bells ring out and feast his eyes on him ("I'm here! I'm here! Let the bells ring out and the banners fly! Feast your eyes on me! It's too good to be true, but I'm here! I'm here!
"). Bugs, suspicious of Smokey at first, asks what he wants ("Why, I'm a genie. I live in that lamp. They call me 'Genie with the light brown hair'. Oh, that was a witty one!
"). Smokey wants to grant Bugs any wish he wants ("My little, buck-tooth pal, I'll grant you a wish. Anything you want. I got millions
".), but when Bugs tries to give a wish, the Genie makes a bunch of excuses ("Oh, no no, they're much too small.
", "Oh no, they're too delicate. Too sahns-a-tave!
", "Oh, Heavens to Gimbles, no!
"). Then, not wanting any of this, he angrily wishes for a... Read More