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"Betty Boop": Sex Sells

16 August 2014 8:56 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

'Betty Boop', creator Max Fleischer's sexy cartoon icon,is being developed into a big screen feature by producer Simon Cowell, Fleischer Studios and Animal Logic ("The Lego Movie") in a "...music-driven hybrid animated comedy...":

"'Betty' is an icon," said Cowell, "and one of the biggest stars in the world – I’m thrilled to be working with her..."

Betty Boop debuted in the 1930, cartoon short "Dizzy Dishes", the sixth installment in Fleischer's "Talkartoon" series...

...created as a curvy caricature of singer Helen Kane, imagined as an anthropomorphic French poodle. 

Fleischer finalized Betty as a human character in 1932, for the cartoon "Any Rags". Her floppy poodle ears became hoop earrings, and her black poodle nose became a girl's button-like nose.

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