He was the narrator for a number of Warner Brothers 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. Later he was a writer and producer of industrial motion pictures based in Minnesota.
List of cartoons voiced by Bruce The Isle of Pingo Pongo (1938) as Narrator A Day at the Zoo (1939) as Narrator Dangerous Dan McFoo (1939) as Narrator Detouring America (1939) as Narrator Sioux Maine (1939) as Narrator Land of the Midnight Fun (1939) Fresh Fish (1939) as Narrator The Film Fan (1939) as Coming Attractions Narrator Africa Squeaks (1940) as Narrator Pilgrim Porky (1940) as Narrator The Bear"s Tale (1940) as Narrator The Hardship of Miles Standish (1940) as Radio Announcer/Grandpa A Gander at Mother Goose (1940) as Narrator Ceiling Hero (1940) as Narrator Wacky Wildlife (1940) as Narrator Porky"s Snooze Reel (1941) as Narrator Fair Today (1941) as Narrator Farm Frolics (1941) as Narrator Meet John Doughboy (1941) as Citizen Sugar Cane & Narrator We, the Animals Squeak! (1941) as Narrator Aviation Vacation (1941) as Narrator Sport Chumpions (1941) as Narrator The Bug Parade (1941) as Narrator/Red and Black Ant Who"s Who in the Zoo (1942) as Narrator Crazy Cruise (1942) as Narrator Hobby Horse-Laffs (1942) as Narrator Hold the Lion, Please (1942) as Hippo Fox People’s (1942) as Radio Announcer The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (1943) as Narrator Finance, Financial n" Catty (1943) as Narrator (beginning and ending only) What"s Cookin" Doc? (1944) as Opening Narrator Russian Rhapsody (1944) as Radio Announcer Brother Brat (1944) as Narrator Buckaroo Bugs (1944) as Narrator and Villagers Plane Daffy (1944) as Narrator Wagon Heels (1945) as Narrator Nasty Quacks (1945) as Narrator Bacall to Arms (1946) as Narrator Of Thee I Sting (1946) as Narrator Fair and Worm-er (1947) as Narrator Hobo Bobo (1947) as Narrator and New Yorkers Swallow the Leader (1948) as Narrator Orange Blossoms for Violet (1952) as Narrator Punch Trunk (1953) as Narrator/Psychiatrist/Radio Announcer Feline Frame-Up (1954) as Marc Antony"s Master Gone Batty (1955) as Narrator The Hole Idea (1955) as Narrator Bugs" Bonnets (1956) as Opening Narrator Dog Tales (1958) as Narrator Bonanza Bunny (1959) as Narrator List of Private Snafu shorts voiced by Bruce Booby Traps (1944) Outpost (1944) Target Snafu (1944) A Few Quick Facts: Fear (1945) lieutenant"s Murder, She Says.
(1945) Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy (1946) Bruce never got a screen cr, 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".