6.0/10
182
7 user

Shuteye Popeye (1952)

Popeye's snoring is keeping his resident mouse awake. The mouse fights back. Popeye makes a mistake: he traps the mouse in a spinach can that isn't completely empty.

Director:

Izzy Sparber (as I. Sparber)

Writer:

Irv Spector (story) (as Irving Spector)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Blow Me Down! (1933)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky
Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Popeye and Olive Oyl go to the rodeo where Bluto performs and impresses Olive. Popeye outdoes him with some fancy riding and steer wrestling. Meanwhile, Bluto makes off with Olive, so Popeye eats his spinach to save her and to stop a bull.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel
Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Mae Questel
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Wimpy land in America thanks to her rowing. Popeye quickly turns some trees into a log cabin. He hunts for ducks and encounters some pesky Indians while another band of natives surround his two friends in the cabin.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: William Costello, Charles Lawrence, William Pennell
Certificate: Passed Animation | Short | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.

Director: Dave Fleischer
Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe
I Don't Scare (1956)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Popeye has beaten Bluto to a date with Olive. Seeing that Olive is superstitious, Bluto changes the date to Friday the 13th, and proceeds to rig various proofs that bad things will happen if she goes out.

Director: Izzy Sparber
Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Popeye and Bluto are running for president; it's election day, the vote is tied, and Olive is the only remaining voter.

Director: Seymour Kneitel
Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Taxi-Turvy (1954)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Popeye and Bluto are taxi drivers; they are, of course, competing for fares - and Olive, in particular.

Director: Seymour Kneitel
Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Jackson Beck Jackson Beck ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
Mae Questel ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

Popeye's snoring is keeping his resident mouse awake. The mouse fights back. Popeye makes a mistake: he traps the mouse in a spinach can that isn't completely empty.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Unikeko See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Famous Studios See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Popeye's legs are sticking through a broken window, and he lowers the sash completely, as though his legs aren't even there. See more »

Quotes

Mouse: [sped up dialogue] Oh yeah, because I don't need too much of it, it isn't a big scene, now let me get something I can really read, will ya? These words trip me up, goddamn, but I don't like that.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The Darkness (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Funny Role Reversal for the Spinached One
2 October 2001 | by Popeye-8See all my reviews

A very amusing turn of the plotline for the POPEYE series, as Paramount matches him up with a mouse desperately trying to sleep, but cannot due to Popeye's snoring. As a result, the mouse tries various means of eliminating Popeye (while he sleeps, adding to the humor as Popeye wakes up in various uncomfortable situations). A wonderful production, and a nice change of pace from the usual "Bluto wants Olive to date him" scenario.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed