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How the 'independent, sexy, smart' Betty Boop continues to stay relevant after 87 years

Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.
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Betty Boop is an iconic American cartoon character. But do you know where she came from?

q presents an origin story with Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios and grandson of Betty Boop creator, Max Fleischer. He talks about the history of the Betty Boop character, from its development and its first appearance in 1930 to the present day.

— Produced by Vanessa Nigro

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