JC: Now from the time that you created Betty Boop, you were really the only one that did her?

I believe. Others began trying, and few of the artists learned how to draw her. Apparently, she gave some of the pure cartoonists a little difficulty. But I think I worked on the first six, and of course, by that time we had assistants. So some of the Betty Boops were probably in-between. And probably some of these younger animators learned that they could draw her. I’ve always felt she may have been influential and instrumental in Walt Disney offering me a job. […]

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