Essie Fleischer

Essie Fleischer
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Essie Fleischer
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Essie Fleischer was the wife of Max Fleischer and the mother of Richard Fleischer, Ruth Fleischer and Richard Fleischer.  Max Fleischer and Essie were childhood sweethearts from the age of 12 when Essie's family moved in the same neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Creation of Betty Boop

Essie Fleischer has a small part in the creation of Betty Boop, one day she suggested the Fleischers create a girlfriend for Bimbo which lead to prototypes of Bimbo's girlfriends appearing in earlier cartoons, and eventually the debut of Betty Boop in Dizzy Dishes.

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