Fleischer Studios

Happy Birthday, Uncle Max!

Hi, Everyone, I’m sure all the animation buffs out there know my Uncle Max Fleischer as a pioneer, inventor and innovator in the film industry. He was responsible for many “firsts” during the Golden Age of Animation. Did you know… In 1921, Uncle Max and his brother Dave established their own company which became Fleischer […]

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Love Me, Love My Dogs

Hi, everybody, There’s an old saying: “A dog is a man’s best friend.” Well, it’s true. Dogs are loving and caring and oh-so loyal. They know if you’re sad and, because they love to play, they can always make you happy. Dogs are everything a good friend should be. I think a dog is a […]

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Injured Puppy Named “Betty Boop” Gets Help from My Creators

Everyone loves a good story and I can guarantee that this one will defnitely tug at your heart strings! Back in January, an adorable puppy missing its paw was found in the freezing cold on the streets of Chicago. She was taken to the city’s largest no kill humane organization, PAWS Chicago, where she was cared for […]

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Check ME Out on Instagram!

Hi, everybody! I know so many of you are big fans of social media. Me, too. It’s so much fun to share new things with my fans. So, you know I have my own Twitter and Facebook pages, right? And my friends at Fleischer Studios are now on Instagram. But did you realize I have […]

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Betty Boop and the…First Woman Animator!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer It’s no coincidence that in 1933 Max Fleischer, the man who created the “liberated” Betty Boop, was also the person who hired the FIRST female animator. Max was often ahead of his time! Although hiring a woman animator may not seem like […]

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