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I'm in the Army Now (1936)

To impress Olive, Bluto and Popeye try to convince an Army recruiter to sign him up.

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Uncredited cast:
... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Gus Wickie ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
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Olive tells the boys she loves a man in a uniform, so they try to sign up at the recruiting station, but they can only take one. There follows a duel of clips from previous shorts as they attempt to prove who is the winner. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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25 December 1936 (USA)  »

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One of a number of Popeye shorts which were sent off to Asia in the 80's to undergo the infamous redraw and colorization process. See more »

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Features Blow Me Down! (1933) See more »

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The Stars and Stripes Forever
Music by John Philip Sousa
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Lesser Popeye Short
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I'm In The Army Now (1936)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Popeye, Bluto and Olive Oyl are walking down the street when the lady sees an Army sign and says she wants a military man. Popeye and Bluto go to apply but are told there's only one position available so they show clips from previous movies to show their worth.

If you look at the number of Popeye shorts released in 1936 you might ask yourself why they needed another like this, which basically consists of footage from previous shorts. Throughout the series and especially once we got into the 1950s there were several films that were released that had a minute or so of new footage and then footage from previous films. This short is mildly entertaining but the clips from the earlier movies are so small that they really lose their impact so it's best that you watch them in their full form.


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