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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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Secret Society: Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha! Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha! Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha! Koo-Koo-Ma-Hatcha!
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Brilliant early sound cartoon
14 June 2000 | by (Planet of the Frogs) – See all my reviews

"Bimbo's Initiation" is a gem of a cartoon. It captures the surreal quality of a nightmare-- but the disturbing quality is outweighed by the humor.

This is the strange rubbery universe of the Fleischer Brothers at it's best. This is one of the very few cartoons that I can enjoy watching again and again.


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