Origins of 420

It’s 1971.  A crew of friends from San Rafael High School, who called themselves the Waldos, planned to meet at

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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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Mills Brothers: I Ain’t Got Nobody – 1930’s

An authentic, rare classic version of the standard “I Ain’t Got Nobody,” sung by the Mills Brothers, shot in the

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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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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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In My Merry Oldsmobile – Fleischer Brothers

For an Oldsmobile commercial, the Fleischer Bros. created this extremely bawdy cartoon. No, they don’t make ’em like they used

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