|Betty Boop series|
|Directed by||Dave Fleischer|
|Produced by||Max Fleischer|
|Voices by||Mae Questel|
|Animation by||Edward Nolan
Sam Stimson (uncredited)
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release date(s)||October 18, 1935|
|Running time||7 mins|
Making Stars is a 1935 Fleischer Studios animated short film, starring Betty Boop. The short contains one of the earliest clear examples of the oriental riff that would become popular as a leitmotif for Asian culture following the release of the 1974 song Kung Fu Fighting.
Betty is the MC of "Making Stars", a stage revue introducing the "stars of tomorrow": a series of performing babies. Acts include the Colorful 3 (a trio of stereotyped Black babies singing "Hi De Ho"), an Asian baby marksman, and a bouncing Russian baby named "Little Miss Trotsky."
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