Popeye takes Olive roller skating in a rink; she's never skated before, so he has to teach her, and she's not exactly a quick learner. After a while, she ends up outside the rink, and still... See full summary »
Popeye is having a dream: Bluto takes Olive on a picnic. And even though it's Popeye's dream, Bluto still has the upper hand until spinach time. Popeye finds himself sleepwalking and otherwise acting out the dream.
Popeye sails to Goon Island in search of his Pappy. He finds the place populated by the imposing, but ugly, goons, and a "no humans" sign. His imprisoned pappy at first ignores him, but ... See full summary »
Popeye and Bluto are running competing penny arcades, trying to bring in customer Wimpy. Of course, he would gladly pay Tuesday for a penny today. And of course, their competing arcades ... See full summary »
Popeye takes Olive roller skating in a rink; she's never skated before, so he has to teach her, and she's not exactly a quick learner. After a while, she ends up outside the rink, and still out of control; she skates through a department store and causes major traffic problems. When she gets stuck on a speeding fire truck, Popeye realizes he'll need his spinach, but he's out fortunately, an audience member tosses him a can. Written by
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This Popeye animated short was pretty boring until the last third...and then it was terrific, just like a number of silent comedies. The real fun part isn't until the end with a wild chase scene through the streets of a big city. How many times did Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Charlie Chaplin do that? Well, here Popeye does it, saving Olive Oyl.
It's all set up by a date in which Popeye talks a reluctant Olive into trying to roller skate at the local rink. Popeye is a whiz but Olive is all arms and legs flying everywhere as she tries to keep her balance. Finally Olive winds up whizzing through the city, in and out of a revolving door of an department store, on the back of a fire engine, etc.
The wild and crazy chase-scene finish saved this cartoon.
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