On a south sea isle, Bimbo meets Betty in the guise of a hula dancer.

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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. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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23 September 1932 (USA)  »

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La isla de bambú de Betty Boop  »

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Betty boop: [as Bibbo falls into her boat] Holy smack!
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Sweet Betty
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Music by Sammy Timberg
Lyrics by Samuel Lerner
[Sung during Betty's opening "photo credit"]
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Betty Goes Hawaiian
29 March 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

The Betty Boop cartoons -- or "Talkartoons" were always superior musically to the competition but Disney usually was better in terms of animation. The Fleischer Brothers, however, were always ahead technically, both with sound (in 1924) and here, were the dance numbers are clear animated using rotoscope.


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