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    Betty Boop with Henry (Paramount, 1935). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Max and Dave Fleischer began their career in animation shortly after World War I as chief rivals to Walt Disney at Columbia and United Artists. Under the banner of Paramount, they created a number of characters, including Popeye and Betty Boop. Before the Hayes Commission came into power, Betty was the symbol of the flapper era, wearing short skirts with garters showing. After the Hayes Commission, Betty, like the rest of Hollywood, was censored and she began to be drawn with longer skirts! Owning a Betty Boop One Sheet is one of the pinnacles of collecting animation posters. Very few are known to exist, especially in this unrestored Near Mint condition.



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    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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