The Looney Tunes Golden Collection is a yearly series of four-disc DVD box sets from Warner Bros.' home video unit Warner Home Video, each containing about 60 Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies animated shorts. The cartoons included on the set are uncut, unedited, and digitally restored and remastered from the original successive Technicolor film negatives (or, in the case of the black and white shorts, the original black and white negatives).
- Volume 1 (released on October 28, 2003) contains cartoons mostly from the 1950s with a smaller selection of shorts from the 1940s. Popular shorts include Rabbit of Seville, Duck Amuck, Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century and Drip-Along Daffy It also contains the cartoon where Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd are introduced which is Elmer's Candid Camera. Volume 1 contains 56 cartoons, all in color.
- Volume 2 (released on November 2, 2004) contains a broader selection of cartoons from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s including What's Opera, Doc?, One Froggy Evening, The Great Piggy Bank Robbery, and I Love to Singa. Volume 2 contains 60 cartoons: 58 color and 2 black & white.
- Volume 3 (released on October 25, 2005) contains an even broader selection of cartoons, mostly from the 30s and 40s, but with some from the 50s and 60s including such popular shorts as Robin Hood Daffy, Hillbilly Hare, and the Academy Award winner Birds Anonymous. Additional features include three Private Snafu cartoons, a 1963 television show pilot entitled Philbert, and two Harman-Ising era shorts: Sinkin' in the Bathtub (the first Looney Tunes short ever) and It's Got Me Again, the first WB cartoon nominated for an Academy Award (originally going to be Lady, Play Your Mandolin!, the first Merrie Melodie). Volume 3 contains 60 cartoons: 52 color and 8 black & white.
- Volume 4 (released on November 14, 2006) continues the broad range of cartoons, with selections ranging from 1936 to 1966 (the latest Looney Tunes cartoon yet). The set focuses not only on Bugs Bunny, but also on Speedy Gonzales and on obscure cats. There is also an entire disc dedicated to director Frank Tashlin. Volume 4 contains 60 cartoons: 52 color and 8 black & white.
How to get it
All volumes released so far are available for download via Bit torrent. You can either download the entire volume or you can just tick the episodes you need. You will need a bit torrent client such as uTorrent to download the files. Click on a link below to begin downloading.
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