by Ginny Mahoney
Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer
Max and me in Miami, Florida
Circa 1940. Collection: V. Mahoney
As a child, I – like all of Max’s children and grandchildren – knew him as ‘PopMax.’ My brothers and I had no idea he was world-famous for the characters he created and so wonderfully brought to the screen. To us, Koko the Clown and our beloved Betty Boop were so much a part of our lives that they seemed like members of the family! Continue reading
Exciting news! The all-new Fleischer Studios website launches today, featuring Betty Boop and all her friends, history, a studio blog, and a fabulous re-designed online museum you won’t want to miss!
To celebrate the official Valentine’s Day launch of the new site, you’ve got a chance to win something super special!
Hollywood news! Last week, Betty Boop and the Fleischer Studios team joined the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce at the W Hotel Hollywood to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the beloved Hollywood Sign. All the guests at the party dressed in white attire to honor the legendary sign, and enjoyed festivities under a beautiful full moon overlooking the Hollywood Hills.
Fleischer Studios President Mark Fleischer poses with Betty Boop at the 90th Anniversary Celebration for the Hollywood Sign