Robert C. Bruce

Biography

Robert C. Bruce, Jr. (1914-2003) was a voice actor, and the son of Robert C. Bruce (1887-1948) who was also an actor. He was the narrator for a number of Warner Bros. cartoons in the 1930s and 1940s. The Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series' had occasional entries which were driven not by one of their stable of stars such as Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck, but by individual short sketches, usually filled with sight gags and word-play. A few examples: A Day at the Zoo (1939) Detouring America (1939) Wacky Wildlife (1940) Aviation Vacation (1941) Farm Frolics (1941) Who's Who in the Zoo (1942) Crazy Cruise (1942) Bruce never got a screen credit, but his voice was recognizable, and he is mentioned in the commentary for the Looney Tunes Golden Collection. He introduces the cartoon What's Cookin' Doc? (1944) which begins with a filmed segment about Oscar night, and transitions into a Bugs Bunny cartoon. In addition to the "Crazy Cruise" types of cartoons, he provides the voice of the narrator for the 1956 cartoon Bugs' Bonnets, an animated exposition on the "well-known psychological fact that people's behavior is strongly affected by the way they dress".

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Fin'n Catty

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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The Daffy Doc

Daffy's Conscience (voice)

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Fair and Worm-er

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Detouring America

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Brother Brat

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Meet John Doughboy

Narrator - Citizen Sugar Cane (voice) (uncredited)

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Bacall to Arms

Newsreel Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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The Puppetoon Movie Volume 3

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Starring In
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The Puppetoon Movie Volume 3

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Fair and Worm-er

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Bacall to Arms

Newsreel Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Brother Brat

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Fin'n Catty

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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Meet John Doughboy

Narrator - Citizen Sugar Cane (voice) (uncredited)

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Detouring America

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

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The Daffy Doc

Daffy's Conscience (voice)

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