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Jammin' with Betty Boop

Betty Boop's cartoons broke the silence during the 1920s and 1930s. They addressed a number of issues, such as racism and sex, which were considered highly controversial for that time. Betty Boop assumed different identities throughout her cartoons which included a dog, different races, and a differing body size. She became an icon, a cartoon flapper who was not intimidated (but who) broadcasting her sensuality to the public while incorporating controversial issues.
Flappers were martyrs for change. They introduced America to a new sense of style in which dresses revealed their knees and hair was cut to their chin. Flappers were what many parents feared their daughters would become. Their defiance for conventional thought and their adoption of unladylike habits made them (unacceptable?) in the eyes of many. Betty Boop brought many of the flappers' ideals to the big screen. Her appearance exaggerated their appearance. She wore a dress, shorter than the typical above the knee length, and a garter without nylons. Betty Boop's exaggeration of the flapper's appearance advertised how a controversial woman would not be afraid to confront controversial issues.
Those issues were evident in episodes such as "Old Man of the Mountain" and "Minnie the Moocher." In "Old Man of the Mountain," Betty Boop was warned not to visit the man who lives on the mountain. However, she ignored the warnings and proceeded up the mountain. On her way, she encountered a crying hippopotamus who was pushing a baby carriage. The reason the hippo was crying was because there were three crying babies with long beards in the carriage. This implied that they were from the old man on the mountain. Ignoring this, Betty Boop continued to seek out the man on the mountain. She was later chased by the man down the mountain and pops out of her dress. A woman popping out of her dress was not something that would be seen in the movies, especially in a cartoon, of that era.
In "Minnie the Moocher," Betty Boop runs away with her boyfriend, Bimbo the dog. On her journey she encountered a singing walrus whose song inspired a psychedelic fantasy. The song described Minnie as "a red-hot hootchie-cootcher." Other lyrics in the song referred to smoking opium. Sexual and drug related themes were again evident and were very controversial for that time. Betty Boop's cartoons advertised to the nation their existence and that it was okay to laugh at such issues. Lyrics and themes like these were not present in everyday pictures and paralleled the image of flappers. Like flappers, these issues were very controversial and advertised some of the downfalls in society. Betty Boop's cartoons were not merely to entertain, but also a means of surfacing those issues many may consider difficult to discuss. Her image signified the commencement of an era in which the norms of society were challenged.

In our Collection we have those animated, uncensored, timeless masterpieces, almost all in maximum quality and available at a special fee.


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1930-BBoop-DizzyDishes.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Dizzy Dishes (1930)
Producer: Max Fleischer

This is Betty's first cartoon in history! She is a singer in a music-restaurant.



1930-BBoop-BarnacleBill.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Barnacle Bill (1930)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1930-BBoop-BimboInMisteriousMose.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Bimbo in Misterious Mose (1930)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1931-BBoop-AnyLittleGirl.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Any Little Girl That's a Nice Little Girl (1931)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1931-BBoop-AnyRags.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Any Rags (1931)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1931-BBoop-BimbosExpress.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Betty and Bimbo in Bimbo's Express (1931)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1931-BBoop-BumBandit.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Bimbo in The Bum Bandit (1931)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1931-BBoop-MaskARaid.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Mask-A-Raid (1931)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1932-BBoop-BBoopsCrazyInventions.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop's Crazy Inventions (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1932-BBoop-JustAGigolo.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Just a Gigolo (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1932-BBoop-StoppingTheShow.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Stopping the Show (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


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(Betty Boop) Bamboo Isle (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Bimbo visits a south sea isle, where he meets a dusky maiden who does a hot hula and looks a lot like Betty. Also a stereotyped headhunter tribe... The Royal Samoans perform in live-action.



1932-BBoop-BoopHoopADoop.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Boop Hoop A Doop (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1932-BBoop-SOS.mp4
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(Betty Boop) S.O.S. (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty's ship is sunken by a storm. She is rescued by a pirate ship.



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(Betty Boop) Chess Nuts (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Chess Nuts begins in the dull, real-life world of a chess game. Betty then falls onto the real-life chessboard, and all anthropomorphic heck breaks loose. Bimbo and Koko appear, and the real life chess board and pieces morph into a strange, surrealistic world of classic Betty Boop.
This pre-code episode is one of Betty's wildest, in which she can't seem to keep her dress on. Her suiter carries her into a bedroom, but the bed has other ideas. This one is a must for Betty fans.


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(Betty Boop) I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You! (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

With Louis Armstrong. Three tunes by Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra: "High Society", "I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You", and a bit of "Chinatown". Warning: racial stereotypes on display.


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(Betty Boop) Minnie the Moocher (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song.
The first part of the film shows us a younger Betty Boop than we're used to seeing in the Fleischer Brothers cartoons.
Betty is a girl in her early/mid teens, being nagged to tears by her immigrant parents. Betty sings the 1911 Von Tilzer number "They Always Pick On Me". Notice how the animator attends to such details as the bouncing of Betty's breasts on the staircase-- such details would soon be suppressed in USA animation by the Hayes Code.
This is the first of 3 Fleischer (other two are "The Old Man of the Mountain" and "Snow White") cartoons with Cab Calloway featured on the soundtrack. They proved popular and Calloway used them as advertising, having the cartoons shown in theaters of towns the week before his travelling Band would arrive.


1932-BBoop-Betty Boop for President.mp4
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Betty Boop for President (1932)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its IMDB page.


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(Betty Boop) Betty in Blunderland (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty goes through the looking glass and ends up in Alice's Wonderland. This is pretty much a hybrid of the Alice stories and Betty Boop cartoons. It starts to get away from its source somewhat when a huge dragon (who's supposed to be Jabberwocky) comes out of the Mad Hatter's hat and attacks Betty, turning the proceedings into a typical little-guys-against-the-big-bad-guy cartoon.


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(Betty Boop) Halloween Party (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty and friends having fun at the Halloween party..


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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop's Big Boss (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Another tipical BB cartoon from the pre-Heyes Code era. Betty takes a secretarial job where the boss sexually harasses her; but not without some encouragement from Betty!


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(Betty Boop) Morning, Noon and Night (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

To the tune of Rubinoff and his Orchestra, Betty Boop and feathered friends try to save a baby bird from the booze-swilling Tom Kats Club.


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(Betty Boop) The Old Man of the Mountain (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop goes to see the fearsome Old Man of the Mountain for herself; he sings the title song and a duet with Betty.


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(Betty Boop) Parade of the Wooden Soldiers (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

An action figure of Betty Boop drops in on a small toy shop; the other toys come to life and crown her their queen. But there's a big rag doll of King Kong... Based on the titular classical music.
This is a great example of what animation can be without the help of computers. Pure art!


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(Betty Boop) I Heard (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty owns a tavern. The customers are workers in a nearby coal mine.
She find herself trapped into the mine because of an elevator failure.
The ending is a real surprise! Wonderful Jazz with Don Redman and his Orchestra.



1933-BBoop-SnowWhite.mpeg
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(Betty Boop) Snow White (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty, Koko, Bimbo, enough surrealism to satisfy Salvador Dali and best of all, the great Cab Calloway, in a memorable rendition of "St James Infirmary".
There are two conflicting reports of the song's origins.
One says that the song originates from an 18th century English ballad "The Unfortunate Rake". About a person dying of syphilis on the stairs of St. James Hospital ("As I lay dying on the stairs of St. James Hospital").
SOURCE:
http://robwalker.net/html_docs/letterthirteen.html
The other says that Cab Calloway's wailing rendition of St. James Infirmary adds a dark and sinister undercurrent to the old Snow White story, a juxtaposition especially of interest because the song is supposed to be about a girl who died of a cocaine overdose, and "snow" is another name for cocaine. I suggest that the Fleischers were unaware of the significance of this and the other songs that Cab performed for Betty Boop cartoons, but the cave imagery suggests that the animator, at least, knew what was going on.
This 1933 cartoon featuring Cab Calloway is Betty Boop's forty-third cartoon appearance. It is remarkable for having been animated by a single individual, Roland C. Crandall, and is considered one of the best cartoons ever made. (See The 50 Greatest Cartoons, as Selected by 1,000 Animation Professionals, edited by Jerry Beck, Turner Publishing, Inc., 1994.)

    The cartoon starts with the standard Betty Boop introduction ("Made of pen and ink..." etc.), and then shows the wicked stepmother queen in her palace, singing to her magic mirror. The queen bears a slight resemblance to Olive Oyl. The mirror is extremely rubbery. The queen squeezes and pumps the handle while interacting with the mirror, and she sings:
    Magic mirror in my hand
    Who's the fairest in the land?
    To which the mirror replies:
    You're the fairest in the land,
    You're the fairest in the land!
    Then Betty Boop arrives at the palace door (where Bimbo and Koko, in knight costumes, stand guard), stepping scantily clad out of the snow, and she sings to the tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb:
    I want to see my step-mama, step-mama, step-mama;
    I want to see my step-mama,
    Her step-mama, the queen!   [This last line is sung by a pair of icicles.]
    I've heard about your looking-glass, looking-glass, looking-glass,
    I've heard about your looking-glass,
    And what it says is so!   [This last line is shouted by the queen.]
    During this song, Betty is skipping down the aisle toward the throne, dropping lumps of snow off her head, which Bimbo shovels up. The queen, seeing her approach, thrusts her head through the mirror's frame and sticks out her tongue, in the process pulling off her wig. Her head morphs into a frying pan with two sizzling eggs.
    The queen queries the magic mirror again, and the answer is the same, only this time the mirror is pointing to Betty Boop. The queen squeezes the mirror hard, and the mirror's rubbery handle develops a pair of wiggling buttocks. The queen shouts, "Off with her head!" and illustrates this by chopping off the end of her own thumb between her two fingers, which had morphed into scissors.
    Crying, Bimbo and Koko take Betty into the woods where they tie her to a tree and begin to prepare their cutting tools on a big grinding wheel. Betty sings:
    Always in the way,
    I can never play;
    My own mama would never say,
    I'm always in the way!
    Bimbo and Koko destroy their tools and then toss the grinding wheel down a nearby hole, but when they attempt to throw down the stump that was to have been the chopping block, the stump fights back, dragging them down into the hole with it. They defeat the stump during their descent, but get knocked out when they land on the grinding wheel at the bottom. Betty Boop is released from her bonds by the tree to which she is tied, who leaves her garter on a pile of snow over the hole to simulate a grave. Betty skips happily off, but trips over a stump and gets rolled into a snowball. Her descent down the hill in the snowball is excruciating as she bangs into a stump every few meters. She passes through a wooden frame which shapes her snowball into a coffin form. At the bottom she falls into a pond, where her coffin is transformed into ice, and then the coffin slides into the the home of the Seven Dwarves, who carry it sadly into the "Mystery Cave."
    The queen, meanwhile, finds the "grave" and asks the mirror, "Am I the fairest in the place?" and the mirror replies, "If I were you, I'd hide my face!" and points to the "grave." The queen uses the mirror to shovel the snow off the hole, and then passes the mirror frame over her body to turn herself into a hag. Using the handy mirror as a broomstick, she sails down the hole. At the bottom, she stamps on the armored heads of Bimbo and Koko, thus initiating the Cab Calloway sequence.
    The queen's landing is marked by a drumbeat, and Cab's orchestra begins to play St. James Infirmary. Koko and Bimbo arise from their knight costumes; Koko steps forward and begins singing in Cab's voice. They advance toward the cave opening, in front of which the ground rolls over into the form of a stylized skull, engulfing the two. They hop out of the eye holes and enter the cave. From this point onward during the song, Koko is rotoscoped over film footage of Cab Calloway dancing.
    Folks, I'm going down to St. James Infirmary,
    See my baby there,
    She's stretched out on a long, white table,
    She's so sweet, so cold, so fair.
     We are shown Betty Boop in her glass coffin, carried on some undulating white mass which morphs into the white beards of the dwarves.  Koko follows the coffin, within which Betty Boop can be seen blinking and moving around, while the witch-queen on her broomstick swims through the air in pursuit of Koko. The procession is on a cracked, icy conveyer belt that moves them through the cave. In the background, spooky, skeletal figures illustrate the song as Koko/ Cab sings it. We see a skeleton in a model-T, with a dead policeman directing traffic, dead gamblers, a cow-like dead chorus girl and so on, all drawn in meticulous detail. (You will notice something new in this background every time you watch the cartoon.) Meanwhile, fish skeletons and other eerie shapes are flying and swooping around as the figures advance through the cave. The song continues:
    Let her go, let her go, oh, bless her,
    Wherever she may be;
    She will search this wide world over,
    But she'll never find another sweet man like me.
    In the middle of the preceding verse, the witch passes the mirror over Koko, turning him into a long-legged white ghost, a figure that shows Cab's dancing to better advantage.
    Now, when I die bury me in my straight-leg britches,
    Put on a box-back coat and a stetson hat,
    Put a twenty-dollar gold piece on my watch-chain,
    So you can let all the boys know I died standing pat.
    The ghostly figure morphs to illustrate the twenty-dollar gold piece on a watch-chain.
    Then give me six crap-shootin' pall-bearers,
    Let a chorus girl sing me a song;
    Put a red-hot jazz band at the top of my head
    So they can raise hallelujah as we go along.
    Now, folks, that you have heard my story...
    Say, boy, hand me over another shot of that booze,
    If anyone should ask you,
    Tell 'em I got those St. James Infirmary Blues.
    When Koko/ Cab sings the booze part, the figure's head turns into a bottle of booze. The ghost pours himself a drink and dumps it down his neck. His head returns, and as he is singing the last word, with his lips extended in a long tube, the witch approaches and places the magic mirror under his feet. When he steps on it, pedestals shoot up under all the figures, raising them up and freezing them. Bimbo is converted into an odd bust with big lower teeth and a row of horns. The queen reverts to her original form, then asks the mirror her question, getting the answer that she wants. But then the mirror swells up and explodes, turning the queen into a dragon (still wearing her crown), unfreezing the others and reverting them all to their original forms.
    The dragon queen pursues the others while in the background, we hear Cab Calloway's orchestra performing the old Missourians piece, Stoppin' the Traffic.  At the end, Bimbo turns the dragon inside out in a very nicely animated sequence, and that is the end of the cartoon.
    The animation in this cartoon is stunning and meticulously rendered. From the beginning, we see attention to detail, with interesting and unusual imagery. Cab Calloway's wailing rendition of St. James Infirmary adds a dark and sinister undercurrent to the old Snow White story, a juxtaposition especially  of interest because the song is supposed to be about a girl who died of a cocaine overdose, and "snow" is another name for cocaine. Leslie Cabarga has suggested that the Fleischers were unaware of the significance of this and the other songs that Cab performed for Betty Boop cartoons, but the cave imagery suggests that the animator, at least, knew what was going on.
    This version of St. James Infirmary is, in our opinion, the finest one Cab ever recorded. Also, to our knowledge, the cartoon contains the only recording of Cab Calloway and his Orchestra performing Stoppin' the Traffic, although his orchestra, the former Missourians, had recorded it earlier before he had joined their band.
    We only wish that the studio had included live footage of Cab at the beginning of this film as they did in the other two Cab Calloway - Betty Boop cartoons. Then this cartoon would have been even better than perfect!
Anyway "Snowhite", along with "Betty Boop-Minnie the Moocher" and "Betty in Blunderland", is one of the most inventive, surreal, downright enjoyable Bettys. This one too is totally psychedelic!



1933-BBoop-PopeyeTheSailorMan.avi
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(Betty Boop) Popeye the Sailor Man (1933)
Producer: Max Fleischer

The historical cartoon with Betty dancing with Popeye.



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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (1934)
Producer: Max Fleischer

A reporter interviews Max Fleischer and Betty Boop appears to show him her stuff by reprising scenes from the cartoons Stopping the Show, Bamboo Isle, and The Old Man of the Mountain. Although most of this cartoon consists of these repeated scenes, the scenes where Betty interacts with Fleischer and the reporter are lots of fun. You can tell this is "pre-code", because at one point while Betty is dancing the hula in a scene from Bamboo Isle, the reporter’s pencil makes a gesture that is very close to being obscene!
Interesting to see Betty interact with real life characters.


1934-BBoop-PoorCinderella.avi
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(Betty Boop)
Poor Cinderella (1934)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop's only color cartoon.


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(Betty Boop) She Wronged Him Right (1934)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop appears on stage with Freddie in an old-fashioned mortgage melodrama.


1934-BBoop-LifeGuards.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop's Life Guards (1934)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1934-BBoop-TheresSomethingAboutASoldier.mp4
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(Betty Boop) There's Something About a Soldier (1934)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop and Grampy (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer


Betty goes to a party at Grampy’s house, bringing along with her any and all passers-by, who immediately abandon their jobs, no matter how important. Grampy entertains them by turning kitchen gadgets into an elaborate music-making machine.


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(Betty Boop) Not Now (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer

This Betty Boop cartoon contains none of the "adult content" or cool jazz that sets the best of them in a field apart but it is delightful fun for children of all ages.


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(Betty Boop) Stop that Noise (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer

To escape her noisy city apartment, Betty Boop retreats to her country home, but the insects are against her.


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(Betty Boop) Making Stars (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop performing a "live show" in a crowded theatre.



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(Betty Boop) Swat the Fly (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Ever get annoyed by a fly buzzing around your head? Well Betty and Pudgy certainly do and they both are determined to "Swat The Fly" however things don't always work out as one would like them too.Cute cartoon as are most of the Boop Tunes.


1935-BBoop-ALittleSoapAndWater.mp4
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(Betty Boop) A Little Soap and Water (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1935-BBoop-ALanguageAllMyOwn.divx
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Run Time: 00:05:34
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Betty Boop A Language All My Own (1935)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its IMDB page.


1936-BBoop-AndTheLittleKing.mpeg
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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop and the Little King (1936)
Producer: Max Fleischer

The Little King finds opera boring, so he sneaks out to the local vaudeville house to watch, and eventually participate in, Betty Boop’s trick horseback riding show. This is another later Boop, so it’s not very weird, but it does have some charming moments with the Little King and a pretzel salesman, and the Little King jumping rope with Betty and her horse.


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(Betty Boop) Be Human (1936)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop is incensed at her farmer neighbor's cruelty to his animals. But the inventive Grampy knows how to teach him a lesson
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1936-BBoop-HappyYou.mpeg
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(Betty Boop) Happy You and Merry Me (1936)
Producer: Max Fleischer

A stray kitten wanders into Betty Boop's house, gets sick on candy, and is cured with catnip by Betty and Pudgy the pup.



1936-BBoop-ASongADay.divx
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(Betty Boop) A Song a Day (1936)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1936-BBoop-TrainingPigeons.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Training Pigeons (1936)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its IMDB page.


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(Betty Boop) House Cleaning Blues (1937)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop can't go for a drive with Grampy because she needs to finish cleaning her home. Grampy solves the problems by using his simple gadgets to clean the house and then take his favorite granddaughter out for a drive, replete with ice cream sodas from his car's ice cream-making machine.



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(
Betty Boop) The Impractical Joker (1937)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Betty Boop's baking is interrupted by obnoxious practical joking friend Irving. Can Grampy out-joke the joker?


1937-BBoop-PudgyInTheFoxyHunter.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Pudgy in The Foxy Hunter (1937)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1937-BBoop-PudgyTakesABow-Wow.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Pudgy Takes a Bow-Wow (1937)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1938-BBoop-PudgyInThrillsAndChills.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Pudgy in Thrills and Chills (1938)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1938-BBoop-SallySwing.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Sally Swing (1938)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1939-BBoop-BBoopMD.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Betty Boop, M.D. (1939)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1939-BBoop-MyFriendTheMonkey.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Pudgy in My Friend the Monkey (1939)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1939-BBoop-RhytmOnTheReservation.mp4
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(Betty Boop) Rhytm on the Reservation (1939)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


1939-BBoop-TheScaredCrows.mp4
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(Betty Boop) The Scared Crows (1939)
Producer: Max Fleischer

Infos about this cartoon are available on its
IMDB page.


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(Betty Boop) Musical Mountaineers (1939)
Producer: Max Fleischer

This was one of the later Betty Boops and as most fans know she was the victim of the efforts to "clean up" films. The hillbillies and their Senators didn't like the tight dresses, didn't like the flirtatious winks, didn't like lewd, amoral jazz music and especially didn't like white women doing duets with darkies. So Betty here is a businesswoman and the later cartoons pleased no one.

I can imagine what Dave Fliescher actually thought of the yokers that were putting him out of business, but in the interest of not offending children I'll refrain from talkin' about that...

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