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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.

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Izzy Sparber (as I. Sparber)

Writer:

Irv Spector (story) (as Irving Spector)
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Cast

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Unikeko See more »

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Production Co:

Famous Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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.
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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.


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