In the circus, Betty Boop is the lion tamer, sings title tune on the high wire, and fights off the lecherous ringmaster.

Director:

Reviews

WAYS TO
WATCH:

See all
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Dizzy Dishes (1930)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Betty Boop (with dog's ears) is entertainer in a restaurant for dogs; a waiter joins the floor show to the neglect of patrons.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: William Costello, Margie Hines, Billy Murray
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra, Cab Calloway, Billy Murray
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Koko takes Betty to the museum, where she's locked in overnight and forced to sing at the skeletons' dance.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Betty, Koko and Bimbo sell a weird concoction in their medicine show.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Betty and Bimbo, as Queen and King of the May, host a giant outdoor party that gets sprayed with rubber. Koko appears briefly.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Ann Little, Billy Murray
Chess-Nuts (1932)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Betty Boop is the black queen and Bimbo the white king in a surrealistic chess game.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Betty thinks everything on Earth is for sale...even the planet itself.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Betty Boop and friends meet Louis Armstrong on a jungle safari.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Louis Armstrong, Ann Little, Billy Murray
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Betty takes a secretarial job where the boss sexually harasses her; but not without some encouragement from Betty.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

On a special train, Betty's show troupe rehearses: Betty sings, Bimbo juggles, and Koko does a soft-shoe. The train itself also does tricks.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

While Bimbo and Koko admire Betty, their experiment becomes a monster.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: Jack Mercer, Billy Murray, Mae Questel
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ann Little ...
Betty Boop / Aloysius (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In the circus, Betty Boop is the lion tamer, sings title tune on the high wire, and fights off the lecherous ringmaster.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 January 1932 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is Betty Boop's singing catchphrase and includes the song "Don't Take My Boop-Oop-A-Doop Away." See more »

Connections

Edited into Betty Boop Confidential (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Peanut Vendor (El Manicero)
(uncredited)
Music by Moïse Simons
Played as the peanut vendor's theme
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Betty saves her "Boop oop a doop" in this one.

They don't come with much more innuendo or double entendre than this one from 1932. Funny, definitely risque, with Koko as the support here, as well as a most despicable ringmaster, who does just about everything but chase Betty around a desk in this one. Well developed characterizations, especially among the circus animals and a solid plot as well as the typically excellent score make this a standout and a keeper. In print and available. Well worth watching. Most highly recommended.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Boop-Oop-A-Doop (1932) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?