Betty Boop is an animated cartoon character created by Max Fleischer. Despite having been toned down in the mid-1930s to appear more demure, she became one of the best-known and popular cartoon characters in the world.
Max Fleischer and Bimbo publicity photo. Introduced in the 1920's, Bimbo was one of the early Fleischer stars. Betty Boop made her first film appearance as Bimbo's love interest in a 1930's Bimbo film. Collection: Fleischer Studios