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Popeye sails into Mexico, where Olive is a dancer and Bluto is a bandit.

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Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
William Costello William Costello ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
William Pennell William Pennell ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
Bonnie Poe Bonnie Poe ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Popeye sails into Mexico, where Olive is doing the Mexican hat dance in a bar. He enjoys the show, until Bluto comes in and clears the bar, except for Popeye. They compete a bit, until Bluto brings in his gang. Popeye has his spinach, and holds them off, but in the confusion, Bluto sneaks upstairs to Olive's room where he has his way with her. Popeye to the rescue, though in fact she was doing quite well. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1933 (USA) See more »

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Fleischer Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of a number of Popeye shorts that were sent to Asia in the '80s to be redrawn and colorized. See more »

Goofs

When Olive Oyl is dancing in the saloon, nobody moves in the background. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Popeye: [singing] I'm Popeye the sailor man / I'm Popeye the sailor man / I'm strong to the finitch, 'cause I eats me spinach / I'm Popeye the sailor man.
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Connections

Featured in I'm in the Army Now (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Popeye the Sailor Man
Written by Samuel Lerner
Played during the opening credits
Sung by Popeye
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2 Popeye shorts
28 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Blow Me Down! (1933)

**** (out of 4)

Popeye travels to Mexico to see Olive Oyl who's working in a Mexican bar when Bluto shows up to start trouble. Once again we get some great humor with a lot of in coming in the politically incorrect form. The scene where a Mexican bandit shoots Popeye in the head only to have to bullet fly back and hit him is great as is the scene where Popeye and Bluto have a shooting contest.

I Yam What I Yam (1933)

**** (out of 4)

Second film in the series has Popeye, Olive Oyl and Wimpy landing on an island when they're attacked by Indians. There are several funny moments here including a great scene where Popeye goes duck hunting and the Indian coins is another great gag. The spoof of Ghandi also works quite nicely in this politically incorrect short.


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