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Bimbo's Initiation (1931)

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Bimbo the dog is initiated into a secret society in a sadistic 'fun house'; then Betty Boop (with dog's ears) takes a hand.

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Bimbo finds himself surrounded by a mysterious group of robed figures who invite him to become a member of their secret organization. When he refuses, they fling him through a nightmarish sequence of terror and torture devices. Will our hapless hero make it out alive? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The final cartoon featuring Betty Boop to be animated by her creator, Grim Natwick. See more »

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Leader: [singing] By the mystic order of the...
Secret Society: Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha! Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha! Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha! Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha!
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Very strange short with a small part for an early take on Betty Boop.

This is a BImbo cartoon and quite an odd one it is too. Betty Boop makes a relatively brief appearance towards the latter half of the short and at the end and her look is slighly different in this early short. Exceedingly strange things happen throughout to say the least! Great fun but definitely an acquired taste. In print and available. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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