House Cleaning Blues

Infobox Hollywood cartoon
cartoon_name = House Cleaning Blues
series = Betty Boop

caption =
director = Dave Fleischer
story_artist =
animator = Eli Brucker
David Tendlar
voice_actor = Mae Questel
musician =
producer = Max Fleischer
distributor = Paramount Pictures
release_date = January 15, 1937
color_process = Black-and-white
runtime = 6mins
movie_language = English
imdb_id = 0029027

"House Cleaning Blues" is a 1937 Fleischer Studios animated short film starring Betty Boop, and featuring Grampy.


Betty wakes up after the morning after her birthday party. The house is a shambles, and Betty is not looking forward to cleaning up. She sings the title song while struggling with her chores. Grampy shows up to take Betty out for a drive, but Betty can't leave until everything is tidy. Grampy literally puts on his thinking cap (a mortarboard with a lightbulb on top), and invents a host of labor-saving devices: a cuckoo clock powered dishwasher, a combination bicycle and floor scrubber, and a player piano that folds laundry. In no time at all, the dancing inventor has the house spic and span, just in time to take Betty for a spin in his automobile (which features a built-in soda fountain!).

External links

* [ House Cleaning Blues at the Big Cartoon Databases]

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