As Robert Hunt pointed out, King Features and Fleischer own the rights, but Hearst Corporation apparently is in overall control.  There's a brief history of the licensing of Betty at

For actual "Terms of Use," go to The Official Betty Boop Website at

Don Larsson

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Donald F. Larsson
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Minnesota State University
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From: Film and TV Studies Discussion List on behalf of Ron Leming
Sent: Sat 4/10/2004 12:32 PM
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Subject: Copyright

Does anyone know, right off hand, who owns the rights to Betty Boop?

Sometimes I don't think about somebody replacing the coconut on my
German Chocolate Cake with toenails. But then sometimes I do.

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