Director(s)Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky (uncredited)
Producer(s)Max Fleischer
Top GenresAnimation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Short Films
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Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936) was a Animation Film directed by Dave Fleischer and Willard Bowsky and produced by Max Fleischer.

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“A Most Remarkable Fellow”: Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936)

By Brandie on Sep 7, 2013 From True Classics

By 1936, Popeye the Sailor had become even more popular than a certain storied mouse. Produced by Max Fleischer and directed by his brother, Dave, the theatrical cartoon series, adapted from the beloved comic strip by Elzie Segar, became the studio’s main bread-and-butter after the production ... Read full article

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Sindbad the Sailor: There's only room for one great sailor in this world, and that's ME!
Popeye: Oh, sez you?
[the two charge at each other]

Sindbad the Sailor: Who invited you?
Popeye: I did! What are you gonna do about it?

Popeye: [to Wimpy] Hey, did you see the same thing I saw?... Better take another look at that thing to see what that was...
[takes out a telescope to look at the rokh]
Popeye: [toots his pipe] That's the biggest buzzard I ever saw!

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This film had some of its scenes shot in Tabletop. This was a process that combined 2D and 3D animation - miniature sets were built on a stage, then the characters were then animated and superimposed over this background, so that various objects could pass in front/behind them. This created an impression of depth and quality to the viewer.
This was the first of the "Popeye Color Specials", a trilogy of Technicolor features that were released in the 1930s. These features were over sixteen minutes each (three times as long as a regular Popeye cartoon, and so were considered big-budget adaptations), and were often billed in cinemas alongside/above the main feature.
In 1994, this film was ranked at #17 on the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time.
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