Betty Boop (with dog's ears) is entertainer in a restaurant for dogs; a waiter joins the floor show to the neglect of patrons.

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Uncredited cast:
William Costello ...
Gus Gorilla (voice) (uncredited)
Margie Hines ...
Betty Boop / Singing Cats (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Murray ...
Bimbo (voice) (uncredited)
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Betty Boop (with dog's ears) is entertainer in a restaurant for dogs; a waiter joins the floor show to the neglect of patrons.

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9 August 1930 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Betty Boop, as an unnamed dog, makes her first appearance in this cartoon. In later films she loses the dog ears and becomes the familiar human character we know today. See more »

Quotes

Gus Gorilla: [Gus Gorilla] Where's MY roast duck?
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Featured in Out of the Inkwell: The Fleischer Story (2008) See more »

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Ha Cha Cha
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Played during the opening credits and often throughout the picture
Sung by chorus girls and off-screen chorus
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Notable only as a formative Betty Boop cartoon

While Fleischer cartoons are generally well-animated and thus worth watching from that standpoint, the only real point of interest is the comparatively brief look at Betty Boop-version 1.0. Originally, Betty Boop was conceived as a dog and gradually evolved into the Betty Boop most recognizable today. There isn't much to say about the short itself, as it's nothing terribly special. The gags are occasionally cute, but it isn't especially memorable for anything other than Betty. I've had waiters this bad before, however. Dizzy Dishes is on Betty Boop-The Definitive Collection, an excellent compilation. Maybe Popeye will receive similar treatment on DVD sometime before the heat-death of the universe. For completeists only.


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