Tag Archives: Max Fleischer

Max Fleischer Universe: Betty Boop’s “Little Pal”

  Max Fleischer Universe: Betty Boop’s “Little Pal” (1934, d. Dave Fleischer) I am here to sing the praises of Max Fleischer’s September 1934 animation gem “Betty Boop’s Little Pal”, which introduced the character of Pudgy the Pup. Pudgy, like … Continue reading

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Max Fleischer Universe: Betty Boop

Max Fleischer Universe: Betty Boop I fell in love with Betty Boop upon first seeing her cartoons at Yale, when I was a director of the Yale Film Society from 1971-74. Betty Boop in Mysterious Mose (1930) I started a … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Max Fleischer

Born July 19, 1883 Animation Pioneer Max Fleischer! Max Fleischer was a pioneer in the field of animation. Not only did he produce some of the most beloved cartoons of the era — Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Popeye and … Continue reading

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