Fleischer Studios

A Brand-new Big Screen Gig!

Did you hear? I told Simon, “Yes!” when he wooed me to star in the new movie he’s producing.  ”Simon, who?” you say? Oh, just Simon Cowell, one of the biggest names in entertainment! Animal Logic Entertainment (about the hottest animation & VFX studio around, having done movies like The LEGO® Movie and Happy Feet) […]

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Happy Birthday, Betty Boop!

Hey, there, Boopsters! Did you know? According to the 1998 edition of Guiness Book of World Records, “Happy Birthday to You” – or more simply, “Happy Birthday” – is the most frequently sung song in the English language. That’s right. The lyrics have been translated into at least 18 languages and the song is sung […]

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Happy Birthday, Max!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer Since tomorrow — July 19th — is Max’s birthday, I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some fun facts about the man himself. Max was born in 1883, the second eldest of Wilhelm and Amelia Fleischer’s six children. From a very early age, […]

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When Betty Boop was … a REDHEAD!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer The year was 1934 and Betty was starring in Poor Cinderella, the first color film to be made by Fleischer Studios. All of Betty’s previous films were in black and white. In fact, this is the only color film that Betty appeared […]

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MAX and Me

by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer 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 […]

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