Posts Tagged ‘Betty Boop’

The Old Man Of the Mountain

December 8, 2018

Cab Calloway and Bettie Boop co-star in “The Old Man Of the Mountain,” a 1933 cartoon based on A recording by Mr. Calloway of a song written by Victor Young, with lyrics by Billy Hill. This Fleischer Studios production was animated by Bernard Wolf and Thomas Johnson. Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra appear (rotoscoped) as themselves. Voice actors are Mae Questel (Betty Boop, singing) and Bonnie Poe  ( Betty Boop, speaking).

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‘St James Infirmary Blues’ from Betty Boop’s ‘Snow White’

December 1, 2018

A excerpt from the 1932 cartoon version of the “Snow White” fairytale by Fleischer Studios includes Cab Calloway‘s recording of the classic “St James Infirmary Blues.” Principal animator: Roland Crandall.  Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra appear as themselves (sort of). Voice actors are Mae Questel (Betty Boop), and Cab Calloway (Koko the clown).

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Minnie the Moocher

November 24, 2018

Cab Calloway and Bettie Boop co-star in “Minnie the Moocher,” a 1931 cartoon based on Mr. Calloway’s career-defining mega-hit record. A Fleischer Studios production animated by Willard Bowsky, Ralph Somerville, and Bernard Wolf. Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra appear as themselves (sort of). Voice actors are Mae Questel (Betty Boop), Billy Murray (Bimbo), and Max Fleischer (presenter).  Hi De Hi De Hi De Ho.

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I Want You for Christmas

December 9, 2017

“I Want You For Christmas,” written by Sam H. Stept with lyrics by Ned Washington and Charles Tobias, recorded by Mae Questel in 1937. Ms. Questel is best known as the voice of Betty Boop and Olive Oyl in cartoons.

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“Mae Questel: A Reminiscence, History and Perspective,” Andrew J. Lederer, Animation World Network

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I Want You for Christmas

December 17, 2015

“I Want You For Christmas,” written by Sam H. Stept with lyrics by Ned Washington and Charles Tobias, recorded by Mae Questel in 1937. Ms. Questel is best known as the voice of Betty Boop and Olive Oyl in cartoons.

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“Mae Questel: A Reminiscence, History and Perspective,” Andrew J. Lederer, Animation World Network

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I Want You for Christmas

December 30, 2014

“I Want You For Christmas,” written by Sam H. Stept with lyrics by Ned Washington and Charles Tobias, recorded by Mae Questel in 1937. Ms. Questel is best known as the voice of Betty Boop and Olive Oyl in cartoons.

More:

“Mae Questel: A Reminiscence, History and Perspective,” Andrew J. Lederer, Animation World Network

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