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The Hot Air Salesman (1937)

A door to door salesman visits Betty Boop's home with a long line of useless household gadgets.

Director:

Dave Fleischer
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Uncredited cast:
Jack Mercer ... Wiffle Piffle (voice) (uncredited)
Mae Questel ... Betty Boop (voice) (uncredited)
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A door to door salesman visits Betty Boop's home with a long line of useless household gadgets.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1937 (USA) See more »

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Vendedor Convincente See more »

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Fleischer Studios See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Sweet Betty
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Music by Sammy Timberg
Played during the opening credits
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One Reason Not To Let Strangers Into Your House
17 July 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

Wiffle Piffle is a little bald-headed mustachioed door-to-door salesman. He gets rough treatment at each house but he's undeterred. Finally, he rings Betty Boop's door and begins singing to her. She isn't interested but at least she's polite. The man tries again at the side door with the same, "No thank you, sir" sung back at her.

Finally, on the third effort he's invited inside to show his ware, some of which are very clever like the mousetrap cheese invention and the clothes cleaner. Betty's reaction to the first one is a giggle, followed by "Isn't that ducky?" (I love some of these old expressions.)

The last part is almost shocking as the man's vacuum cleaner goes a little too far! Although not overly humorous, this is a cute and likable cartoon with an adequate number of sight gags to keep you entertained.


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