Cab Calloway as a Ghost Walrus in old Betty Boop cartoon

This one’s cool on a couple of levels. First off, the video begins with Cab Calloway dancing to “Minnie the Moocher” in front of his band, busting some serious moves. The 1931 precursor to the moonwalk, the Crip walk, and James Brown’s dance moves all in one. This must have blown people’s minds back in the 30’s.

The ghost walrus appears at 4:21. Kids today, they have no idea how surreal old cartoons were.

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