Popeye The Sailor: 1933-1938, Volume One

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1.
Popeye the Sailor (1933 Short Film)
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Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
2.
I Yam What I Yam (1933 Short Film)
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Popeye, Olive (rowing), and Wimpy (eating) arrive in America by rowboat. Popeye builds a log cabin (by... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
3.
Blow Me Down! (1933 Short Film)
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Popeye sails into Mexico, where Olive is a dancer and Bluto is a bandit. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
4.
I Eats My Spinach (1933 Short Film)
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Popeye sings an extended version of the theme song on his way to see Olive. They go to the rodeo, where... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
5.
Seasin's Greetinks! (1933 Short Film)
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Popeye skates over to Olive's house to give her a Christmas present: ice skates of her own. While he's teaching her... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
6.
Wild Elephinks (1933 Short Film)
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Popeye and Olive, marooned on a raft, land on what apparently is Africa, and are immediately battling elephants and gorillas... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
7.
Sock-a-Bye, Baby (1934 Short Film)
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Popeye is baby sitting, and the little one won't be quiet unless he's sleeping. Obstacles include a... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
8.
Let's You and Him Fight (1934 Short Film)
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Bluto is the boxing champ; Popeye is his challenger; Wimpy the timekeeper. Popeye is pounded mercilessly until Olive comes by with a can of spinach. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
9.
The Man on the Flying Trapeze (1934 Short Film)
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Popeye comes to ask Olive out, but finds she's gone off with the title character. Popeye goes to the circus (ringmaster Wimpy) looking for her, to find she's part of the act; an aerial battle ensues. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
10.
Can You Take It (1934 Short Film)
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Popeye wants to join a club of fighters. But can he take their grueling initiation test... and can the club take his rough-housing? (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
11.
Shoein' Hosses (1934 Short Film)
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Wimpy is such a terrible helper that blacksmith Olive fires him. Both Popeye and Bluto see the help wanted sign; they compete for the position. Of course, their competition wrecks the shop. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
12.
Strong to the Finich (1934 Short Film)
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Olive runs some kind of boarding school. She serves her charges a huge bowl of spinach, but they are less than enthusiastic about it... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
13.
Shiver Me Timbers! (1934 Short Film)
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Popeye, Olive, and Wimpy stumble across a ghost ship. They climb aboard, and it proceeds to scare them in various ways. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
14.
Axe Me Another (1934 Short Film)
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Pierre Bluto, running a logging camp, has thrown Olive into the river because he didn't like her spinach. Popeye rescues her and proceeds to beat Bluto in a lumberjack contest. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
15.
A Dream Walking (1934 Short Film)
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Popeye and Bluto each wants to save Olive as she sleepwalks onto a construction site. But most of their efforts go into preventing each other from being the hero. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
16.
Colonel Heeza Liar at the Bat (1915 Short Film)
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17.
Krazy Kat Goes A-Wooing (1916 Short Film)
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Krazy Kat, carrying his banjo, leaves home and flies his plane "Kazook" to the house of Ignatz Mouse... (3 mins.)
 
18.
Domestic Difficulties (1916 Short Film)
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Director: Bud Fisher
 
19.
The Two-Alarm Fire (1934 Short Film)
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When rival firefighters Popeye and Bluto respond to Olive Oyl's house fire, they find themselves fighting each other more than the fire. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
20.
The Dance Contest (1934 Short Film)
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Popeye and Olive visit a dance hall, where a contest is in progress (though judge Wimpy seems far more interested in his hamburgers than the dancers)... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
21.
We Aim to Please (1934 Short Film)
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Olive and Popeye open up a diner, but have to deal with Wimpy and Bluto being deadbeat customers. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
22.
Beware of Barnacle Bill (1935 Short Film)
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To the classic tune of "Barnacle Bill the Sailor", Olive explains that she can't marry Popeye because... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
23.
Be Kind to 'Aminals' (1935 Short Film)
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Popeye and Olive can't ignore it when produce vendor Bluto comes by with his terribly overloaded cart... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
24.
Pleased to Meet Cha! (1935 Short Film)
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The boys arrive at Olive's house at the same time, but at different doors. They both come in, and whenever Olive isn't looking... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
25.
The 'Hyp-Nut-Tist' (1935 Short Film)
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Popeye takes Olive to a stage show of a hypnotist (Bluto), who also levitates objects. While he's doing this... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
26.
Choose Your 'Weppins' (1935 Short Film)
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Policeman Wimpy loses his handcuffed prisoner when he's distracted by a hamburger shop. The escapee drops into the weapon-filled pawn shop Popeye and Olive are running, and quickly gets in a fight with Popeye. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
27.
For Better or Worser (1935 Short Film)
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Popeye's failures in the kitchen send him on a quest for a wife. He visits the "matrimonial agency" and picks Olive at the same time Bluto picks her... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
28.
Dizzy Divers (1935 Short Film)
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Popeye and Bluto are deep sea divers. Popeye has a treasure map; for some reason he cuts Bluto in on the deal, but of course, Bluto's idea of 50-50 isn't exactly fair...: (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
29.
You Gotta Be a Football Hero (1935 Short Film)
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When football star Bluto sweeps Olive Oyl off her feet during a game, Popeye retaliates by joining the opposing team. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
30.
King of the Mardi Gras (1935 Short Film)
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A Mardi Gras celebration, looking pretty much like any carnival. Bluto is a strongman, claiming to be King of the Mardi Gras... (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
31.
Adventures of Popeye (1935 Short Film)
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In live action, a big kid is attacking a little kid for his "Adventures of Popeye" comic book, so Popeye gives the little kid pointers, in the form of clips from four of his earlier pictures. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
32.
The Spinach Overture (1935 Short Film)
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Popeye's ensemble is rehearsing the opening of the Poet and Peasant Overture (with interpolations of... (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
33.
Vim, Vigor and Vitaliky (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye is running a women's gymnasium next door to Bluto's cabaret; seeing Popeye's greater success with women, he dresses in drag and challenges Popeye to various feats of strength. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
34.
Bobby Bumps Puts a Beanery on the Bum (1918 Short Film)
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Director: Earl Hurd
 
35.
Feline Follies (1919 Short Film)
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Master Tom is lured away from his job of protecting the house from mice by the charms of "Miss Kitty". While he's gone, the mice trash the house. Complications ensue. (6 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
36.
The Tantalizing Fly (1919 Short Film)
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As a cartoonist draws a clown, a housefly harasses both the man and his pen-and-ink creation. (4 mins.)
Director: Max Fleicher
 
37.
A Clean Shaven Man (1936 Short Film)
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That's what Olive wants. To even the score, the boys visit Wimpy's barber shop. Wimpy is out, so they shave each other; you'd think Popeye would know better than to let Bluto at him with a razor. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
38.
Brotherly Love (1936 Short Film)
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Inspired by Olive's preaching of the value of brotherly love, Popeye takes a walk through the city doing good deeds. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
39.
I-Ski Love-Ski You-Ski (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye takes Olive mountain climbing. Bluto sets various traps for them along the way, which Popeye manages to overcome... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
40.
Bridge Ahoy! (1936 Short Film)
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Fed up with Bluto's greed with his expensive river ferry service, Popeye, Olive and Wimpy decide to undermine the bully by building a bridge instead. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
41.
What -- No Spinach? (1936 Short Film)
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As Popeye makes an order at Bluto's diner, Wimpy causes a fight between them with his shameless mooching. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
42.
I Wanna Be a Life Guard (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye applies for a lifeguard job when he sees Olive in the pool, but Bluto also wants the job (and Olive)... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
43.
Let's Get Movin' (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye, resentful of Olive hiring Bluto to help her move, gets into a competition with the mover. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
44.
Never Kick a Woman (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye teaches Olive the art of self-defense, which comes in handy when a woman boxer flirts with him. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
45.
Little Swee'pea (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye takes Swee' Pea to the zoo and spends most of his time rescuing the tot from the various animals. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
46.
Hold the Wire (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye is wooing Olive on the phone when Bluto comes over. He overhears, taps into the line, and impersonates Popeye. They proceed to have a high-wire fight on the telephone lines outside Olive's house. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
47.
The Spinach Roadster (1936 Short Film)
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Popeye drives up to take Olive for a ride, but Bluto in his much fancier car does what he can to spoil their jaunt. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
48.
Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936 Short Film)
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The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest. (16 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
49.
I'm in the Army Now (1936 Short Film)
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To impress Olive, Bluto and Popeye try to convince an Army recruiter to sign him up. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
50.
The Paneless Window Washer (1937 Short Film)
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On the outside of an office building, Popeye and Bluto duke it out as rival window washers. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
51.
Organ Grinder's Swing (1937 Short Film)
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Popeye and Olive are grooving to the sounds of Wimpy the organ grinder, but their neighbor Bluto wants him to move on... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
52.
Modeling (1921 Short Film)
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The Clown causes trouble for the Cartoonist, and a sculptor using the studio, when he escapes from his backdrop and hides in the wet clay of a bust. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
53.
Invisible Ink (1921 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
54.
Bubbles (1922 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
55.
Jumping Beans (1922 Short Film)
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Koko the Clown plants a jumping bean that becomes a beanstalk. Later, he creates duplicates of himself and attacks his creator.
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
56.
Bed Time (1923 Short Film)
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Director: Dave Fleischer
 
57.
Trapped (1923 Short Film)
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Director: Dave Fleischer
 
58.
My Artistical Temperature (1937 Short Film)
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Popeye and Bluto share an art studio; Popeye is a sculptor, and Bluto paints. Olive drops in for a likeness... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
59.
Hospitaliky (1937 Short Film)
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To get at nurse Olive, Popeye and Bluto fake various illnesses. Olive sees through this and tells them... (5 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
60.
The Twisker Pitcher (1937 Short Film)
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Baseball: Bluto's Bears vs. Popeye's Pirates, and both Bluto and Popeye have girlfriends cheering them on... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
61.
Morning, Noon and Night Club (1937 Short Film)
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'Popito' and 'Olivita' are a dance team, performing at Wimpy's Cafe. Bluto is jealous, and heckles and otherwise disrupts the act. (8 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
62.
Lost and Foundry (1937 Short Film)
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Popeye is working in the Useless Manufacturing Company on his lunch break when Olive stops by and Swee'Pea crawls into the factory... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
63.
I Never Changes My Altitude (1937 Short Film)
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Popeye is sitting outside Olive's lunchroom at the airport, distraught. She's closed the business to fly away with an aviator (Bluto... (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
64.
I Likes Babies and Infinks (1937 Short Film)
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Swee'pea is crying, so Olive calls on Popeye (and Bluto overhears) to cheer him up. The boys compete by doing various silly antics... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
65.
The Football Toucher Downer (1937 Short Film)
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Swee-Pea is reluctant to eat his spinach, so Popeye tells him about the football game when he was young (against Bluto, with Olive cheering and Wimpy keeping score) and also reluctant to eat his spinach. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
66.
Protek the Weakerist (1937 Short Film)
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Olive asks Popeye to walk her dog Fluffy, but Popeye is embarrassed because Fluffy is as weak looking as the name implies. Sure enough, when Bluto and his bulldog come by, the dogs (and their owners) get in a fight. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
67.
Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves (1937 Short Film)
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Popeye the Sailor, accompanied by Olive Oyl and Wimpy, is dispatched to stop the dreaded bandit Abu Hassan and his force of forty thieves. (17 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
68.
Fowl Play (1937 Short Film)
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Popeye gives Olive a parrot that he's trained. Bluto sets the bird free and then tries to kill it. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
69.
Let's Celebrake (1938 Short Film)
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Popeye invites Olive's grandmother along for a New Year's Eve party. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
70.
Learn Polikeness (1938 Short Film)
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Olive takes Popeye to Prof. Bluteau to learn some manners. (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
71.
The House Builder-Upper (1938 Short Film)
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When Olive Oyl's house burns down, firefighters Popeye and Wimpy decide to build a new house with disastrous results. (6 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
72.
Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh (1938 Short Film)
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Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh is looking for a squaw. Meanwhile, Popeye and Olive are wrestling with their... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
73.
Trip to Mars (1924 Short Film)
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Animator Max Fleischer draws a series of faces, one of which ends up being Ko-Ko the Clown. Ko-Ko... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
74.
Koko Trains 'Em (1925 Short Film)
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Director: Dave Fleischer
 
75.
Koko Back Tracks (1927 Short Film)
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Director: Dave Fleischer
 
76.
Let's Sing with Popeye (1934 Short Film)
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(2 mins.)