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Release Date:
26 November 1937 (USA) See more »
Plot:
Popeye the Sailor, accompanied by Olive Oyl and Wimpy, is dispatched to stop the dreaded bandit Abu Hassan and his force of forty thieves. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Lou Fleischer ... Wimpy (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)

Mae Questel ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Gus Wickie ... Abu Hassan (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Dave Fleischer 
Willard Bowsky (animation director) (uncredited)
 
Produced by
Max Fleischer .... producer
 
Animation Department
Willard Bowsky .... animator
Orestes Calpini .... animator
George Germanetti .... animator
 
Music Department
Lou Fleischer .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Sammy Timberg .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Adolph Zukor .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
17 min | Argentina:19 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | USA:Approved (certificate #1503)

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Trivia:
This was the second of the "Popeye Specials", a trilogy of "Popeye" feature-length films that were filmed in Technicolor.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Abu Hassan is only a head or two taller than Popeye. Abu enters a cave with a door just tall enough to admit himself and his mount, but seconds later Popeye comes up to the same door which now seems to be ten times the height of a man.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
[Abu Hassan and his forty thieves ride across the desert]
Abu Hassan:[singing] You better lock up your doors today / 'cause Abu Hassan is on his way / Go in hiding, when I go riding / Just me and the 40 thieves! / Your wives and children, and money too / I'll steal them from you before I'm through / I'm out gunning, so start running / From me and the forty thieves! Abu Hassan!
Thieves:Abu Hassan!
Abu Hassan:My game's the toughest / But I'm the roughest / and that's how I'm / Abu Hassan!
Thieves:Abu Hassan!
Abu Hassan:You've got to hand it, to this bad bandit / Cause I'm a terrible guy!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Abu HassanSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Another Popeye favorite., 6 February 2007
Author: emasterslake from United States

In a vast Abrabian desert there's a group of thieves lead by Bruno(Ali Baba) and the 40 thieves. As they rob and steal everything in site. Popeye, Olive, and Wimpy run a coast guard post. When they got word to be on the watch for thieves. Which takes them on an air travel towards the Abrabian desert. After traveling for many days and nights, they finally made it to civilization which is one of the sites that Ali Baba has set his eyes on. And it's up to Popeye to fight and take down this aggressive thief.

Like "Popeye meets Sinbad" this one is worthy of being one of the best Popeye cartoons ever made.

It's original, it's humorous, and it has plenty of great moments with your spinach loving sailor.

Highly recommended to those who liked the Popeye meets Sinbad one.

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