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The Other Cartoon Cinderella: Betty Boop

16 March 2015 11:46 AM, PDT | Leonard Maltin's Movie Crazy | See recent Leonard Maltin's Movie Crazy news »

Years before Walt Disney made his classic Cinderella…in fact, three years before he unveiled Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, his competitor Max Fleischer produced an elaborate musical cartoon short called Poor Cinderella starring the great Betty Boop. Encouraged, no doubt, by his distributor (Paramount Pictures), Fleischer embarked on a series of “Color Classics” that were intended to rival Disney’s award-winning Silly Symphonies. Because Disney secured exclusive use of the new three-strip Technicolor process for three years, in return for taking a chance on it, Fleischer had to make do with the older two-color process, but Poor Cinderella is still pretty lavish by Max’s...

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