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Director  Bill Melendez
Duration  
Country  United States
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Animation
Writer  Ron Friedman
Language  English
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Release date  March 20, 1985 (1985-03-20)
Sequel  The Betty Boop Movie Mystery
Cast  Desiree Goyette, Frank Buxton
Music director  Harry Warren, Ed Bogas, Harry Ruby
Similar movies  The Romance of Betty Boop and The Betty Boop Movie Mystery are part of the same movie series

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The Romance of Betty Boop is a 1985 CBS animated television special featuring Betty Boop.

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Plot summary

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The story is set in New York City in 1939, during the Great Depression. The film opens with a New York montage, as a voiceover in mock period style introduces the story of "a romantic hardworking New Yorker, an independent girl who wants nothing more than to put her feet up and marry a handsome millionaire." Desirée Goyette sings "Just Give 'Em Your Boop-Oop-a-Doop" over the opening credits. Scraps of popular songs, especially "I Only Have Eyes for You", appear throughout the film.

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Betty Boop is a girl who is adored by her neighborhood and courted by Freddie the iceman, but who dreams of moving in high society and achieving "personal greatness". Betty sells shoes by day and performs at Club Bubbles by night. Uncle Mischa Bubble, the Russian owner of the club, is threatened by Johnny Throat and his two henchmen because he cannot pay his debts. Seeing Betty perform on the stage, Throat decides to take over the club to force Betty to go out with him.

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Betty sings "I Wanna Be Loved By You" to attract the attention of Waldo Van Lavish, a millionaire playboy. Betty goes on a date with Waldo, during which he says he wants Betty to meet his parents, so she believes he wants to marry her. Later, on her way to meet him, Betty is kidnapped by Throat's henchmen and taken to his apartment. Uncle Mischa calls Freddie to rescue Betty, but Betty escapes on her own. She meets Waldo's aged parents and discovers that Waldo merely wants her to be a maid in his parents' house. At the end, Betty apologizes to Freddie for ignoring him and gives him a kiss. To Freddie's dismay, however, she then gets a call from Hollywood to do a screen test.

Cast

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  • Desirée Goyette as Betty Boop
  • Sean Allan as Freddie
  • Frank W. Buxton as the Parrot
  • Ron Friedman as Ethnic Voices
  • Sandy Kenyon as Uncle Mischa Bubbles
  • Derek McGrath as Waldo Van Lavish
  • Marsha Meyers as Beverly
  • John Stephenson as the Announcer
  • Robert Towers as Chuckles
  • George R. Wendt as Johnny Throat and Punchie
  • Soundtrack

  • "Just Give 'Em Your Boop-Oop-A-Doop"
  • Sung by Desiree Goyette
  • "Independent Girl"
  • Sung by Desiree Goyette
  • "I Wanna Be Loved by You"
  • Sung by Desirée Goyette
  • "I Only Have Eyes for You"
  • Sung by Desirée Goyette and Sean Allan

    References

    The Romance of Betty Boop Wikipedia
    The Romance of Betty Boop IMDb The Romance of Betty Boop themoviedb.org


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