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Popeye the Sailor: 24 Classic Cartoons
Popeye the Sailor 24 Classic Cartoons
Genres: Kids & Family, Television, Animation
UR     2009


Movie Details

Genres: Kids & Family, Television, Animation
Sub-Genres: Animation, Television, Animation
Studio: Platinum Disc
Format: DVD
DVD Release Date: 10/27/2009
Release Year: 2009
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

Movie Reviews

Two-dozen sailormen
Annie Van Auken | Planet Earth | 12/10/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"PLATINUM DISC's POPEYE THE SAILOR: 24 CLASSIC CARTOONS is a bargain-priced collection of public domain animation that's a cut above most other budget brands. With the exception of dark or faded condition on "Out to Punch," "I Don't Scare" and Fright to the Finish," all these cartoon are in good to VG condition. The two-reeler, "Aladdin And His Wonderful Lamp" is exceptionally nice. Nine here are from FLEISCHER studos, the balance being FAMOUS product.

This one's main limitation is its heavy paper slipcover.


POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS ALI BABA'S FORTY THIEVES (1937) - After their plane crashes, Popeye, Olive amd Wimpy end up in a desert town that's ransacked by Abu Hassan (Bluto) and his 40 men.
POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINDBAD THE SAILOR (1936) - Oscar-nominated two-reeler has Popeye rescuing Olive from Sindbad.
THE CRYSTAL BRAWL (1957) - A disguised-as-a-fortune teller Popeye scares Olive away from Bluto when he predicts her future via old 'toon clips.
A DATE TO SKATE (1938) - Popeye tries to teach Olive to rollerskate. (Mae Questal's last Popeye cartoon as Olive.)
COOKIN' WITH GAGS (1955) - Bluto goes too far with his April Fool's jokes.
CUSTOMERS WANTED (1939) - Popeye and Bluto each own penny arcades that show scenes of earlier shorts. Their competition for customers leads to a huge fistfight.
ASSAULT AND FLATTERY (1956) - Judge Wimpy watches scenes from earlier shorts to determine if Popeye is guilty of beating Bluto up.
BRIDE AND GLOOM (1954) - Bride-to-be Olive gets cold feet after some nightmares of a future with Popeye.
I'M IN THE ARMY NOW (1936) - Olive's infatuation with soldiers brings Bluto and Popeye to an enlistment station, where clips of earlier shorts are shown.
GREEK MIRTHOLOGY (1954) - Popeye's nephews only want ice cream, until he tells them about their ancient Greek ancestor, who was saved by spinach.
THE PANELESS WINDOW WASHER (1937) - Popeye goes into the window washing business to compete with dishonest Bluto.
GOPHER SPINACH (1954) - Pesky gopher ruins Popeye's spinach patch.

ALADDIN AND HIS WONDERFUL LAMP (1939) - Olive dreams that Popeye is Aladdin. His magic lamp transforms Popeye into a prince.
LITTLE SWEE' PEA (1936) - A trip to the zoo keeps Popeye busy rescuing a mischievous baby from the animals.
A HAUL IN ONE (1956) - Popeye and Bluto are moving men partners who battle over a new client (Olive).
INSECT TO INJURY (1956) - Popeye's new house is consumed by termites, so he builds another out of steel.
I NEVER CHANGES MY ALTITUDE (1936) - Olive soars with flyboy Bluto but soon regrets doing so.
NEARLYWEDS (1957) - Popeye's and Olive's wedding plans are ruined when he shows up at the ceremony wearing a barrel.
OUT TO PUNCH (1956) - Bluto tries derailing Popeye's training regimen for their big boxing match.
I DON'T SCARE (1956) - Bluto changes the calendar to Friday the 13th so superstitious Olive won't go out with Popeye.
FRIGHT TO THE FINISH (1954) - Bluto plays mean tricks on Popeye and tries to scare Olive on Halloween.
ME MUSICAL NEPHEWS (1942) - Popeye can't sleep while his four nephews practice playing square dance music.
FLOOR FLUSHER (1954) - Popeye repairs Olive's leaky faucet until Bluto sabotages the pipes.
PARLEZ VOUS WOO (1956) - Bluto adopts a fake French accent to lure Olive from Popeye."