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Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle (1932)

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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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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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 Boop in a grass skirt and doing a hula dance

This is a great cartoon featuring Betty in all her glory. There is a phrase, "Anything can happen in a cartoon" and that describes the early Fleischers in general and the Betty Boop series in particular. These cartoons are animated insanity in some cases and are quite engaging for the viewer, because anything (well, almost anything) is likely to happen and the charm is trying to catch lots of little things. In print and available. Well worth watching. Recommended.


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