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Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor
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Release Date:
27 November 1936 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad do battle to see which one is the greatest. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win See more »
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Even after 65 years, this is an exceptional piece of work See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in alphabetical order)
Lou Fleischer ... Wimpy (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)

Mae Questel ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Gus Wickie ... Sindbad (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Dave Fleischer 
Willard Bowsky (animation director) (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Max Fleischer .... producer
 
Original Music by
Samuel Lerner  (as Sammy Lerner)
Bob Rothberg 
Sammy Timberg 
 
Animation Department
Willard Bowsky .... animator
George Germanetti .... animator
Edward Nolan .... animator
Lillian Friedman .... animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Lou Fleischer .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Sammy Timberg .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Adolph Zukor .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
16 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
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This film had some of its scenes shot in Tabletop. This was a process that combined 2D and 3D animation - miniature sets were built on a stage, then the characters were then animated and superimposed over this background, so that various objects could pass in front/behind them. This created an impression of depth and quality to the viewer.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: The sound of the dynamos (illustrating Popeye's spinach-empowered bicep) makes a brief false entrance five seconds before the accompanying visual.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
[Sindbad steps out of his island home, and slaps two lions]
Sindbad the Sailor:I'm Sindbad the Sailor, so hearty and hale / I live on an island on the back of a whale / It's a whale of an island - that's not a bad joke - / Its lord and its master is this handsome bloke! Who's the most remarkable extra-ordinary fellow?
[the lions roar]
Sindbad the Sailor:Sindbad the Sailor!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Bless the Child (2000)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Stars and Stripes ForeverSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Even after 65 years, this is an exceptional piece of work, 19 September 2001

This cartoon is visually astounding even after 65 years. Longer than the typical Popeye being done at the time (by quite a bit), it justifiably received a great deal of fanfare and notice on its release and is considered one of the finest animated shorts ever made by a great many people (including me). This runs on Cartoon Network occasionally and is well worth getting a look at. I believe it has at least once or twice been available on VHS. Most highly recommended.

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