animated cartoon I'll be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You © Fleischer Studios
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I'll be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You

Introduced by Louis Armstrong and his band, this Betty Boop short features Betty on safari in the jungle with Koko and Bimbo, when they're ambushed by cannibal natives. Koko and Bimbo escape from the pot and rescue Betty, only to be persued by the disembodied head of the native chief, which turns into a a live-action film of Louis Armstrong, singing "I'll be glad when you're Dead'

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At some time, someone released 9 VHS tapes of Betty Boop cartoons. One of them was called 'surrealism', and this wasn't on it. Go figure. In truth, this is a godawful...
Created by: Fleischer Studios
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Louis Armstrong ... Cannibal chief, crocodile
Mae Questel ... Betty Boop
Featuring live-action actors:
Louis Armstrong ... Himself
Directed by: David Fleischer
Produced by: Max Fleischer
Songs by: Louis Armstrong

One of the very earliest appearances of Louis Armstrong on film, and possibly the very first live performance with his band.

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