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Betty in Blunderland (1934)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 6 April 1934 (USA)
The White Rabbit materializes from a jigsaw puzzle and leads Betty Boop through the looking glass into Wonderland.

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Betty Boop (voice) (uncredited)
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Betty falls asleep doing a jigsaw puzzle and finds herself through the looking glass into a modern, urban wonderland. The shrinking potion comes from a "Shrinkola" dispenser. When most of the characters assemble, Betty sings "How Do You Do" to them. But the jabberwock steals Betty away, and everyone comes to her rescue. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Everyone Says I Love You
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Music by Harry Ruby
Lyrics by Bert Kalmar
Sung as "How Do You Do?" by Bonnie Poe
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It's hard to imagine that they crammed so much of the story into only about 6 minutes!
22 September 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

"Betty in Blunderland" is a visual delight. Although it is a takeoff of "Alice in Wonderland", it actually bears more similarity to the 1933 film version than the book--probably because BOTH were made by Paramount Studios. And, hard as it might seem, they actually managed to cram a lot into only about 6 minutes! The cartoon begins with Betty up late working on an Alice in Wonderland puzzle. Suddenly, the white rabbit pops out of the puzzle and disappears through the mirror--and Betty follows. What comes next are lots of characters and highlights from the story. As far as the story goes, there isn't a lot of it--it's more a visual feast as you watch all the craziness on the screen. And, combined with great animation, there is ample reason to give this one a look.


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