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Tag: animation

I want a dog

I Want a Dog

Now here’s this, because I know what she’s thinking about . . . sigh. This animated short is based on the book I Want A Dog, by Dayal Kaur Khalsa. We have it on DVD, as part of a set of short films from Scholastic based on, and using the illustrations from, great children’s picture books…. Read More ›

Betty Boop: Snow White (1933)

Featuring a surreal version of one of my favorite jazz standards, “St. James Infirmary,” performed by a morphing animated Cab Calloway stand-in (starting at 4:17).  Music by Cab Calloway and his orchestra.

Betty Boop: The Old Man of the Mountain (1933)

Featuring Betty Boop with Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.

Betty Boop: Minnie the Moocher (1932)

The cartoon opens with a live action sequence of Cab Calloway and His Cotton Club Orchestra performing “Prohibition Blues”. This is the first of three Cab Calloway appearances in Betty Boop cartoons. (from the CBGP Toons description)


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