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Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp (1939)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Action  |  7 April 1939 (USA)
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Working in the story department of Surprise Pictures, Olive Oyl writes a script based on the story of Aladdin, casting Popeye as the thief and herself as the Princess.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Margie Hines ...
Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ...
Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
Carl Meyer ...
Evil Wazzir (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

The story of Aladdin is portrayed by Popeye and Olive Oyl here. It all begins when an evil sorcerer coaxes Aladdin (Popeye) to a dangerous cave to retrieve the magic lamp. When he retrieves the lamp, the sorcerer tries to trap Aladdin in the cave, but drops the lamp in first. When the lamp is rubbed, a magic genie pops out and grants Aladdin a wish of being a prince to fall in love with the beautiful princess (Olive Oyl). But now the evil sorcerer has kidnapped the princess and sends evil monsters after Aladdin, but with the help of his spinach power, he can put the trouble right. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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A Double-Length Max Fleischer Cartoon in TECHNICOLOR! (original poster) See more »


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7 April 1939 (USA)  »

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Popeye Meets Aladin  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

At 22 minutes, this is the longest theatrically released Popeye cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Popeye/Aladdin: I've never made love in Technicolor before.
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Connections

Referenced in Popeye's Voyage: The Quest for Pappy (2004) See more »

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What Can I Do for You
Words and Music by Edward Heyman and Sammy Timberg
Performed by Jack Mercer
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Good oldie!
15 July 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

When this show was on I watched it every time I could! I thought that the characters were really funny and all had great personalities. The animation in My opinion was crisp, clean, and really clear. Not to mention beautiful! Most of the characters in this show are hilarious like the Looney Tunes characters that we all love. in My opinion these characters are the funnies and talented ever seen. In fact, The things that goes on in this series' cartoons are in My opinion nuts which that is what makes them hilarious! There are so many to like and laugh at and the silly things they do! If you like the original Looney Tunes then I strongly recommend that you watch this show!


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