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.
Betty falls asleep doing a jigsaw puzzle and finds herself through the looking glass into a modern, urban wonderland. The shrinking potion comes from a "Shrinkola" dispenser. When most of the characters assemble, Betty sings "How Do You Do" to them. But the jabberwock steals Betty away, and everyone comes to her rescue. Written by
Jon Reeves <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Loosely based on "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis Carroll. In particular, the visuals seem to be based on the film adaptation of Alice in Wonderland (1933) also by Paramount Studios. See more »
My grandmother gave me two videos when I was a child, one of Betty Boop and one of Popeye. I really liked them as a kid, and now I'm taking a history of animation class and we just went over some Betty Boop cartoons. It reminded my of that video so long ago, so in my paper I mentioned the movie. It's a very surreal and entertaining cartoon. I've always found the old animations to be creepy, only now have I realised why, they don't use any of the physical laws that the new cartoons tend to stick with. Nothing stays the same shape, everything is alive, it's quite creepy, and fun.
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