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Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Passed  |   |  Animation, Short, Musical  |  14 July 1933 (USA)
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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.

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Uncredited cast:
William Costello ...
Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
William Pennell ...
Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
Bonnie Poe ...
Olive Oyl / Betty Boop (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Popeye introduces himself to us (including a quick live-action shot of newspapers announcing that he's a movie star). The ship docks, and the sailors try to pick up Olive, but she only wants Popeye. They head for a carnival, but Bluto isn't giving up easily. The boys compete at the various games. Betty Boop does a hula dance, and Popeye joins her on stage. Meanwhile, Bluto runs off with Olive and ties her to the tracks. Popeye comes along and rescues her in the nick of time. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Brutus was called Bluto in the original comic strip and cartoons. When new cartoons were made by King Features in 1960 and 1961 the producers thought Bluto had been created for the Fleischer cartoons which would mean they didn't have the rights to the character, so they renamed him Brutus. Actually, Bluto had appeared in a single adventure in the comic strip before any Popeye cartoons had been made. Later Popeye cartoons went back to the name Bluto. See more »

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Referenced in Porky's Hero Agency (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Popeye the Sailor Man
Words and Music by Samuel Lerner
Performed by William Costello
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Great one!
14 July 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

When this show was on I watched it every time I could! I thought that the characters were really funny and all had great personalities. The animation in My opinion was crisp, clean, and really clear. Not to mention beautiful! Most of the characters in this show are hilarious like Looney Tunes characters that we all love. in My opinion these characters are the funnies and talented ever seen. In fact, The things that goes on in this series' cartoons are in My opinion nuts which that is what makes them hilarious! There are so many to like and laugh at and the silly things they do! If you like the original Looney Tunes then I strongly recommend that you watch this show!


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