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A Dream Walking (1934)

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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.

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Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
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Olive goes sleepwalking on the roof of her apartment building. She knocks off a planter, which wakes up Bluto and Popeye, in adjacent rooms one floor down. They fight over who will save her, ultimately ending up high atop a construction site. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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28 September 1934 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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[first lines]
Bluto: What's that?
Popeye: It's Olive Oyl! I've gotta save her!
Bluto: I'll save her, you pop-eyed freak!
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References Sitting Pretty (1933) See more »

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Did You Ever See a Dream Walking
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Words and Music by Mack Gordon and Harry Revel
Performed by orchestra as underscoring
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Sleepwalking Slapstick Has To Be Seen To Be Believed!
8 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sometimes a theme song, so to speak, accompanies these early Popeye cartoons, and that's the case here as we listen to "Have You Ever Seen A Dream Walking?"

Well, Popeye does here with Olive Oyl. So does Bluto. These two spot Olive outside walking on a flagpole and on the roof of their high-rise building and both vow "to save her." In this episode, both guys have rooms on the second-to-the-top floors and Olive lives on the top floor. Both guys have Olive's picture above their bed and Olive has both guys' photos above hers! Yes, this is the first of instance of many years of fickleness by Olive. Prior to this, the first 14 cartoons had Olive strictly interested in Popeye only. As the years went on, she played the two guys against each other all the time.

Tons of sight gags make this an excellent Popeye cartoon. Olive taking giant strides from rooftop to rooftop to a construction sight are very good; the shots the two guys trying to save her are clever....very clever with all three of them sleepwalking on the high beams at one point. You really have to see this as a description doesn't quite do it justice. The ending, though, isn't justice for poor Popeye.

This was a hoot to watch and looked fantastic on that restored DVD package of cartoons featuring Popeye from 1933 to 1938. They did great job from the master prints of these theatrical releases.


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