My Friend the Monkey

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My Friend the Monkey
Betty Boop series
Directed by Dave Fleischer
Produced by Max Fleischer
Voices by Margie Hines (Betty Boop)
Jack Mercer (Monkey)
Lou Fleischer
(Hurdy-Gurdy Man)
Music by Sammy Timberg (uncredited)
Animation by Thomas Johnson
Frank Endres
Lod Rossner (uncr.)
Otto Feuer (uncr.)
Harold Walker (uncr.)[1]
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) January 27, 1939
Color process Black-and-white
Running time 7 mins
Country United States
Language English

My Friend the Monkey is a 1939 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop.


A hurdy-gurdy man comes by Betty Boop's house. She wants to buy his cute baby monkey. While Betty is outside haggling over the price, the monkey is inside causing plenty of trouble for Pudgy the Pup.

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