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Release Date:
14 July 1933 (USA) See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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"Popeye: Learn Polikeness"
 (From SneakPeek. 29 January 2014, 5:50 PM, PST)

Jules Feiffer Sails With Idw's "Popeye" - April 2012
 (From SneakPeek. 19 January 2012, 1:45 PM, PST)

Sony Hire Smurfs Writers for Popeye 3D Adaptation
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The first Popeye cartoon. See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
William Costello ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
William Pennell ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
Bonnie Poe ... Olive Oyl / Betty Boop (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Dave Fleischer 
Seymour Kneitel (animation director) (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Max Fleischer .... producer (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Roland Crandall .... animator
Seymour Kneitel .... animator
William Henning .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Manny Baer .... conductor (uncredited)
Lou Fleischer .... musical director (uncredited)
Sammy Timberg .... composer: incidental music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Max Fleischer .... presenter
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
7 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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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 »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Volere volare (1991)See more »
Soundtrack:
I'm Popeye the Sailor ManSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The first Popeye cartoon., 29 January 2005
Author: edrury from United States

The first Popeye cartoon ever, although it was marketed as a Betty Boop cartoon. It was also the first in a series of cartoons where Betty Boop met various characters from newspaper comics (Such as The Little King) in animated form. Naturally, Popeye was the only one who the Fleischer Brothers got any mileage out of.

Very entertaining, like all the early Popeye's. Betty Boop makes only a small cameo, but it's hard to miss. Try to get the black and white version, since the colorized version, I dunno. It just seems to take away some of the excitement.

4/4

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