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THE FIRST AMERICAN SEX SYMBOL - BETTY BOOP.
Betty Boop was the cartoon cutie developed by Max Fleischer for Paramount Studio's Talkartoons cartoon series. Oddly, Betty Boop began life as a dog, but by 1930 she had evolved into a coy flapper whose innocent skirt-lifting and trademark line "boop-boop-a-doop" were sweetly suggestive of more than just singing and dancing. She made her debut on 8 August 1930 in "Dizzy Dishes," the sixth installment of the Talkartoon series. Betty Boop was a big hit right away, and starred in over 100 cartoons from 1931 to 1939. Her design was altered several times in response to critics of her hubba-hubba look, and over the years she became increasingly less saucy (and less popular). Thanks to a Betty Boop Renaissance in the 1990s, with her sexy image showing up on everything from jewelry to slot machines, Betty Boop has and will continue to have strong influence on American Culture well into the 21st century and thanks to internet Betty Boop may never die. She will always be one of most famous SEX SYMBOLS that America has ever known.