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    Betty Boop with Henry the Funniest Living American (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 Hays Commission came into power, Betty was the symbol of the flapper era, wearing short skirts with garters showing. After the Hays 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, as very few are known to exist. Signs of handling include light creasing in the left and right borders, one pinhole in each corner, and edge wear at the bottom right. Folded, Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2015
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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