Betty Boop in “Betty In Blunderland” (1934)
Betty Boop - Bimbo’s Initiation (1931)
Bimbo has to undergo a series of harrowing rituals as part of a secret society initiation before eventually discovering the true identity of the order’s mysterious leader. This surreal short was the last Betty Boop cartoon to be animated by her co-creator Grim Natwick.
1930’s Fleischer Studios Betty Boop & Bimbo wood composition jointed dolls
Color Classics were a series of Technicolor animated shorts produced by Fleischer Studios as a competitor to Walt Disney’s Silly Symphonies. Many of the cartoons used Max Fleischer’s Stereoptical process, which created an illusion of depth by animating against 3D background sets.
My Friend the Monkey (1939)
Betty Boop loses her top while Bimbo loses his heart in “Any Rags” (1932) - Max Fleischer
A Pre-code cartoon - after the Hays Code went into effect in 1934, Betty’s image changed and the Fleischer Brothers were forced to depict her in skirts below the knees and as a much more demure character.