Betty Boop: The Definitive Collection #1: Ltd Box Set (1997)
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Betty Boop was part of the early era of cartoon animation. This definitive collection contains volumes 1 thru 4 in the Betty Boop collection of short films. This is a limited edition numbered four LaserDisc box set (507/1500) with certificate of authenticity.
Volume 1: Boop-it-up with the silver screen's orginal sultry siren in this collection of classic "Talkartoons" from the famed Fleischer Studios. Beginning with her 1930 debut in Dizzy Dishes, as a canine cabaret singer, this wide-eyed wonder winks and wiggles her way to stardom in one hilarious adventure after another. These early films show how this chirping charmer evolved from her first canine incarnation to the vivacious vamp she would become - and collared her fans' hearts right from the start! Also features a special introduction from Max Fleischer's son, Richard.
Volume 2: The one-and-only Betty Boop turns up her mega-watt starpower in a racy round of pre-Hays Code adventures from her hotsy hula with the Royal Samoans, to her daring bareback escapades under the Big Top. Then this curvaceous cutie brings down the house in a jazzy collage of cartoon classics featuring a cavalcade of rare performances by Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Rudy Vallee and Ethel Merman. Get ready for merry musical misadventures as only Betty can "Boop-Oop-A-Doop" 'em!
Volume 3: Journey with the gutsy gamine into the wonderfully weird, sublimely surrealistic world of the Fleischer Studios where anything can happen - and usually does - in a series of surprise-filled misadventures where even everyday objects tak on loopy lives of their own! Then it's prime time for good times when you join this saucy siren of the silver screen for an all-out assault of manic antics from a Booped up birthday bash, to a supernaturally silly visit with a psyched-out psychic!
Volume 4: Dive into madcap musical merriment with a treasure trove of toe-tappin' tuners starring America's spit-curled sweetheart! Then join cartoondom's most vivacious vamp for a rollicking romp through the forest and into the woods as she takes on a cornucopia of classic fairy tales - Fleischer Studios - style! From a close encounter with Mother Goose, to a nasty scrape with a very big, very bad Wolf, Betty's always at her loopy, Boopy best!
Catalog #: 28079
Laserdisc Released: 1997
Length: 386 min
Rating: Not Rated
Region Format: NTSC
CLV, TV Size, Digital Sound
Laserdisc - NM
Cover - VG+ / EX (some minor scuffing on the bottom side of the box lid.)
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