Betty Boop: Sexpot, Spinster, Icon

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This three-part course showcases 1930s Queen of the Animated Screen Betty Boop. Part 1 shares her origins and place in the Golden Age of Animation, uncovers how the character came to be, reveals the Betty Boop trial scandal and spotlights the intersection of jazz music and Black performers with Betty Boop. Part 2 reveals the transition of Betty Boop from jazz baby, vamp and girlfriend to mother figure, career girl and spinster. Part 3 looks at the lasting impact of Betty Boop, her legacy and status as an icon.

And don’t forget, you can earn a Certificate of Completion for Betty Boop: Sexpot, Spinster, Icon. Just click on Mark Complete after finishing each of the three parts of the course. The option to download your certificate will automatically appear. The first and last name you included in your course registration are what will appear on your certificate. Contact Support if you need assistance.

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