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Poor Cinderella (1934)

In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.


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In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.

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3 August 1934 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Fleischer Studio's first color cartoon. See more »


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Poor Cinderella
Written by Charles Tobias, Murray Mencher, Jack Scholl
Sung by Betty Boop
Performed by Phil Spitalny and his orchestra
Later sung by Betty and by the singer with the megaphone
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11 January 2006 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

This is the only color cartoon we have of the delicious Miss Boop, incidentally made on the cusp of when the Hayes Code was enforced. So we have her at her bouncing sexist. And we discover that she is a redhead!

Pretty much all the material that Disney later covered in his feature cartoons had been done in a Boop version first, and with more energy. I think if Fleischer had arranged the backing to make feature cartoons, we'd now be visiting BoopLand in California, Florida and Paris.

Oh, there's another unique thing here. Betty does her trademarked butt dancing but when with her prince at the ball, has an equally sexy smooth ballroom dance. I think it is the only non-jazzy dance in all the Boop cartoons.

Ted's Evaluation -- 3 of 3: Worth watching.

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