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Betty Boop series

A Little Soap and Water

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer Adolph Zukor Dave Copeland

Release Date: 21/06/1935

"Betty Boop tries to give her dog, Pudgy, a bath, but Pudgy has other ideas."

Ann “Little” Rothschild

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"Ann L. Rothschild, better known as Little Ann Little, started in show business in 1925 as a part of the Greenwich Village Follies. In the early 1930s, she auditioned for the part of a new cartoon character at Fleischer Studios. Impressed by her high-..."

Betty Boop for President

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer

Release Date: 04/11/1932

"Betty Boop runs a wildly popular presidential campaign against the despised Mr. Nobody."

Irv Spence

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"Irv Spence was an American animator, sometimes credited as Irven or even Irvin Spence. Spence was best known for his work on MGM’s famous Tom and Jerry, cat and mouse series, but got his start in this month’s featured cartoon working for Ub Iwer..."

Lillian Friedman Astor

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"Lillian Friedman Astor was born in New York City. She developed a passion for drawing as a preteen, and went on to attend Washington Irving High School, focusing on fashion design. After a brief stint as a fashion designer upon graduation, she sought..."

Minnie the Moocher

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Producer(s): Max Fleischer 

Release Date: 11/03/1932

"“Minnie the Moocher” begins with a live action performance by Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner Cab Calloway of “St. James Infirmary Blues,” which segues into the Betty Boop cartoon. The cartoon begins with a typical mealtime setting i..."

Myron (Grim) Natwick

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"Myron Natwick was born in Wisconsin Rapids in 1890 and died 100 years later in LA, California of pneumonia and heart disease. He is best known for creating the most popular character from 

Out of the Inkwell Films/Fleischer Studios

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"Out of the Inkwell Films, renamed Fleischer Studios in 1929, was founded by brothers- Dave and Max Fleischer, in 1921. The Fleischers' studio was one of the most influential and successful animation studios in the silent era as well as in the Golden ..."

Roland Crandall

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"Roland Crandall - nicknamed "Doc" - was one of the most important animators to work for the Fleischer Bros., working on the Ko-Ko the Clown series, Betty Boop, and Popeye, as well as their feature Gulliver's Travels. In 1923 he married Julia Hoffman..."

Sammy Timberg

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"Sammy Timberg was the musical director for Fleischer Studios and one of the most important composers of music in the history of American cartoons. Although Timberg had a long career that began in vaudeville in the 1910s, Timberg is best known for th..."

Seymour Kneitel

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"Seymour Kneitel was an early American animator, most well known for his work with Fleischer Studios. After the studio closed, he headed its successor, Famous Studios."

Snow White

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