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In 1930, at 1600 Broadway, New York City, a movie legend was born: Betty Boop emerged out of the inkwell of animators Max and Dave Fleischer. This fascinating documentary, narrated by Steve Allen , traces Betty from her supporting role as Bimbo's poodle girlfriend to screen siren and the movies' longest-lasting sex symbol. Classic cartoons, from recently-restored negatives, are included together with some archival footage of Cab Calloway, Helen Kane , Louis Armstrong , Mae Coestel and Rudy Vallee.
Produced, written and directed by VERNON P. BECKER
A CRYSTAL PICTURES production (Colour/Black and white)


Unknown: Betty Boop
Unknown: Dave Fleischer.
Unknown: Steve Allen
Unknown: Helen Kane
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Mae Coestel
Unknown: Rudy Vallee.
Directed By: Vernon P. Becker

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