A great suggestion from the comments on yesterday’s debut in a new series of classic 1930s cartoons:
Probably my favorite Betty cartoon…
….jazz buffs will recognize Cab Calloway as the voice of Koko singing “St James Infirmary Blues”
Another commenter also had a thoughtful idea, Monster from the Id:
Can’t let a Betty Boop article go by without reminding everyone of her real-life inspiration, Helen Kane. Sadly, Betty is now more famous than the woman of whom she was a charicature.
Here’s a film of her to compare to the cartoon:
And also a Cab Calloway:
What other Betty Boop and classic cartoons from the 1930s do you like?