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Friday, January 14, 2011

Pink Saturday

I am glad it is Pink Saturday again. There has been nothing pink around here lately. Just dark, cold days. Join me for a pink, warm visit with Beverly at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog.

Did you know "Betty Boop" was first introduced as a black and white cartoon. As it turned out, the cartoons were not too successful.

Marketers rediscovered "Betty Boop" in the 1980s. Her merchandise has far outdistanced her exposure in any other fashion. She has become more popular worldwide now. I found her sitting in an antique mall in one of her sexier poses. She even picked a pretty pink just for today.


For an interesting blog visit, drop by http://amontanalife.blogspot.com and say hello to Kit. She lives in the beautiful state of Montana. She has a daughter with a very unusual, worthwhile and rather scary job.

39 comments:

Zondra Art said...

I lake it, thank you for sharing dear!
Kisses and happy weekend.

Danica said...

HA! So cute!

Happy weekend!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

I see Betty Boop all over the place but had no idea how she got started! Happy Pink Saturday LV:@)

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

How cute Betty Boop looks in her pink frock, LV! Thanks for sharing and Happy Pink Saturday to you.

Blessings,
Sandi

Terry said...

Howdy LV
Happy Pink Saturday .
Wow what a fabulous fun find.
Enjoyed the background information.
Just the ticket for the cold ,cloudy days we have been having. More rain for us here in central Texas. Better than snow .
May the rest of your weekend be filled with many happy blessings :)
Take care now .
Sending hugs your way .
Until next time
Happy Trails

nancy said...

So cute.. LOve Betty Boop..
HPS to you.
Nancy

Donnie said...

I remember some of the old, old cartoons featuring her and she was quite a sensation. The Mae west of the cartoon world. Have a Happy Pink Saturday.

Char said...

I have always loved her. Boop Boop Bedoop and a Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Regina said...

So cute.
Happy Pink Saturday LV.
xo

" My Pink Saturday "

Regina said...

So cute.
Happy Pink Saturday LV.
xo

" My Pink Saturday "

Grace said...

Happy Pink Saturday sweetie! May your days be filled with Pinkness. Grace

bj said...

OOO, I LOVE Betty Boop. She is so cute and I love the little history you gave us on her.
You are such a cutie, LV.
I love coming by to see what you have for us.:)
xo bj

George said...

I knew Betty Boop started as a cartoon, but I don't know how she became so popular.
I hope you have a great weekend.

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

very cool! thx for sharing her with us today ~ HaPpy PS, LV!
tea's on at FHC...

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Of course, I remember Betty Boop... I love her PINK outfit.... That is perfect for Pink Saturday.
Hugs,
Betsy

dana said...

I have loved Betty Boop forever! I loved the info you shared about her! Thank you!

Wishing you a great Pink Saturday!!! dana

Jillian said...

That IS very interesting! I didn't know that. Thank you for sharing it with us! Happy PSaturday and thank you for visiting my post today.

Jillian
Bella Rosa Antiques

Ginny said...

Love the pink Betty Boop. Yes, I'm old enough to have seen those cartoons!! Yipes!

Annesphamily said...

SO sweet! Happy Pink Saturday! I love Betty Boop but my sis has her entire kitchen decorated with Betty Boop! It is so sweet! ALways happy to visit you! Anne

Jeanne said...

I love Betty Boop and I always knew she was a Pinkie. And here she is showing off her lovely pink dress. A fun post LV.

I hope the weather brightens up soon. We actually had sunshine all day today. However, it is still not above freezing. This snow is NOT melting. Smile.

Happy Pink Saturday and happy weekend.
Hugs, Jeanne

Maison Mutt said...

Our oldest daughter loved Betty Boop when she was little. Now that shes's in her early twenties, she is more into Betty Page. Ahhh they grow up so fast. Happy PS!
Licks & Wags, Niki

The Gardener said...

Precious find! Thanks for sharing interesting info about Betty Boop. Thank you too for visiting my blog and appreciating my flower.

Blessings!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

LV,
I just love Betty Boop in pink....
Hugs,
Debbie

Tete said...

Betty Boop is so fun and I love this one! I have never bought any for myself, but she is fun to look at!
Happy PS, LV!
Hugs- Tete

★Mumsy★ said...

That's an awesome Betty Boop figurine! It's classic..

Stephanie @ La Dolce Vita said...

Your Betty Boop is so cute! Have a great weekend!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

LV,

I love her! I usually see Betty in the black and red colors; it is a treat to see her in pink.

Have a wonderful weekend, and Happy Pink Saturday,

Kathy

Rebecca said...

Betty Boop is so cute=great piece!

Tracy said...

Isn't Betty Boop such a lovely lady? and yes, I so desire her pink...Thanks for a lovely reminder!

Elaine said...

The figurine of Betty Boop is just in the pink for today..

Genie said...

I’d give my right arm for a Betty Boop like this one. She is so cool. For her ti be sitting there in her pink outfit is really snazzy. Thanks for your sweet comments about my hats. It is the least I can do and it gives me a warm fuzzy feeling. Hugs, Genie

AnnA said...

Booboopidoo!!!
Betty Boop have always been a lovely gal!
And then I saw somebody hanged a photo of mine in her wall - nice!
And nice that you liked it!
Best wishes, LV!
AnnA

Light and Voices said...

Betty Boop always makes me stop and look and then she always says buy me, buy me; but then I talk myself out of the item. She is a cutie in that pink frock.
Joyce M

Sarah said...

Cute! My grandpa's wife collects Betty Boop so I always think of her when I see anything BB! :)

HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!
Sarah

Simply Debbie said...

HAPPY BELATED PINK SATURDAY LV,
This is one of the cutest Betty Boops I HAVE SEEN. Thank You for sharing her.
It does my heart good to stop by and visit you.
How have you been. I am just getting back from taking a break from blogging. It is good to get back and visit with everybody.
Have A Sugar Sweet Day
Simply Debbie

Sherrie said...

I have never seen Betty Boop in Pink. That is why I just love these parties, you get to see something new. Have a great weekend and stay warm. It is freezing here up in Maine today. Can't wait for Spring.

Linda M. said...

Happy day After Pink Saturday LV, I tried to stop by yesterday but I kept getting knocked off line as I tired to comment. It's by terrible internet connection I guess. I enjoyed seeing your Betty Boop. Have a great week!

Kay Ellen said...

So cute!!
i love Betty Boop!!

Happy PS!!

Smiling,
Kay Ellen

Cozy Home Scenes said...

I remember Betty Boop from when I was a teen. I wasn't into her, but I remember the stores were selling a lot of the Betty Boop stuff. I knew she had to do with something in the past, but I didn't remember it was a caroon, so thanks for sharing that trivia.

I've never seen her in pink either, but the one you showed is cute and whimsical.

Happy belated Pink Saturday!