I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You – 1930’s

Max Fleischer paired Betty Boop with viper man Louis Armstrong in the mid 1930’s. In it Fleischer mixes jazz, live action,

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Burlesque: 20th Century Vamp – 1940’s

This one’s a classic pulled out of the attic – an authentic burlesque film. It was likely shown in basements hosting stag events,

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Trailer: Marihuana – 1930’s

A trailer for a nudie film that masquerades as an anti-‘marihuana’ morality tale. Watch wild & reckless youths lose their

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Feature Film: Sex Madness – 1938

“This man wants your daughter!” – Sex Madness Sex Madness is director Dwain Esper’s 1938 follow up to his 1936

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Minnie the Moocher with Cab Calloway & Betty Boop – 1930’s

Starting with a phenomenal live moment where Cab Calloway free-form dances to his orchestra swinging slow & sweet to St.

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Walkin’ Home, Again – 1920’s

A bevy of flappers prances around the beach, having such a good time they can’t help but strip to their

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Burlesque – Tiger Lady

An authentic 1940’s Burlesque Girlie Film. A lady dressed in a tiger outfit freeform dances to a lone piano. Check

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Cab Calloway: Minnie Moocher – 1950’s

Performing his signature number, Cab Calloway sings Minnie the Moocher in this performance from the 1950’s. As ever he adds

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Feature Film: Marihuana – 1936

Dwain Esper’s 1936 scare film Marihuana, written by his wife Hildagarde Stadie, an obvious expert on the subject.    

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Betty Boop and the Little King – 1936

Is it any wonder that the first alternative comic book artists like R. Crumb and Kim Deitch give immense credit

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