As we continue our look at the wonderful holiday collectibles, I’d like to point out some ephemera. The earliest appearance of Betty Boop in the holiday spirit is on the cover of the January 1935 Fleischer’s Animated News. FAN was the in-house newsletter of the studio and it is very difficult to find original copies, although some reproductions are available. Most originals are well in excess of $1,000 for each issue. Continue reading
Betty Boop, the Queen of Cartoons, the First Lady of Licensing, has a new Official home on the web. Fans who love all things Boop will find a variety of fun features at www.BettyBoop.com, including:
• Betty’s illustrious history
• a list of the films that made her famous
• the Official Betty Boop Store
• updates on Betty Boop news and special events
• contests and giveaways
• the Official Fan Club sign-up page
There are brand-new features, too, including a revolving showcase of cool licensed products and the “Collector’s Corner,” a monthly blog by Leonard Ellis, author of The Definitive Guide to Betty Boop Memorabilia (With Values), published by Hobby House Press. The site also offers useful links to Betty Boop’s own Facebook and Twitter pages as well as to Fleischer Studios, where visitors can find more information about everyone’s favorite Glamour Girl.
Wednesday, Oct. 24, marks the kick off to the first big official contest for the best BETTY BOOP HALLOWEEN COSTUME PHOTO! The contest runs through Wed., Nov. 14. The winner will be selected on or about Nov. 26.
Visit the new Betty Boop site often for updates and share the news!
Welcome to the Official Betty Boop website, home of the Queen of Cartoons, the First Lady of Licensing. If you love all things Boop, you’ll find them all right here. From the Official Fan Club sign-up page to a recounting of Betty’s illustrious history, from a list of the films that made her famous to the Official Betty Boop Store where you can shop till you drop. You’ll find some new features, too, including a showcase of products we think are cool and the “Collector’s Corner,” a monthly blog by Leonard Ellis, a.k.a. Boopman, author of The Definitive Guide to Betty Boop Memorabilia (With Values), published by Hobby House Press. We hope you’ll visit often and share the news with your friends!