By Karen Ostlund
COMEDIAN, FILM STAR & THE VOICE OF ROGER RABBIT CHARLES FLEISCHER
HONORED BY PINK'S HOT DOGS WITH A CHARLES"ROGER RABBIT" FLEISCHER HOT DOG.
“This is not a Roger Rabbit hot dog for one day – it will stay on the Pink's fixed menu” said Pink’s owners Gloria & Beverly Pink last Tuesday, during the noon launch at 709 North La Brea.
|Left, filmstar Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer and comedian Stephen Kramer|
California comedian, film star and the voice of Roger Rabbit Charles Fleischer, was honored in Hollywood as WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year. Fleischer was honored by the legendary PINK'S HOT DOGS and its owners Gloria and Beverly Pink.
Fleischer is best known as the voices of Roger Rabbit, Benny The Cab, Greasy
and Psycho in Disney and Amblin Entertainment's 1988 live action/animated hybrid murder
mystery noir film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
Pink's is the ultimate family hot dog stand and known for its variety of hot dogs and hamburger. It is actually a Hollywood love story, starting with Paul & Betty Pink selling hot dogs from a cart on a neighborhood street corner at La Brea & Melrose in 1939. Angelenos fell in love with the tasty chili dogs and friendly service, and 74 years later, Pink's has become a Hollywood landmark and internationally famous, now operated by Paul & Betty’s family , Richard, Gloria, and Beverly. There is always a line outside to buy a special made hot dog. The Pink family has now expanded to ten locations including Southern California, Las Vegas, and Ohio.Charles Fleischer kicked off his World Comedy Tour in celebration of Roger Rabbit 25th anniversary at flapper comedy club in Burbank on May 23rd the same day Roger Rabbit came out on Bluray for the first time.
|Pink's owners Gloria and Beverly Pink with Charles Fleischer|