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Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor

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The legendary sailors Popeye and Sindbad battle to see which is the greatest.

Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor is a 1936 two-reel animated cartoon short subject film in the Popeye Color Feature series, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on November 27, 1936 by Paramount Pictures. It was produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios, Inc. and directed by Dave Fleischer, with the title song by Sammy Timberg. The voice cast includes Jack Mercer as Popeye and J. Wellington Wimpy, Mae Questel as Olive Oyl, and Gus Wickie as Sindbad the Sailor.

In 2004, the Library of Congress selected the film for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”

  • Category: Short Film
  • Directors: Dave Fleischer · Willard Bowsky
  • Writers: Izzy Sparber · Joe Stultz · Bill Turner
  • Stars: Jack Mercer · Mae Questel · Lou Fleischer
  • Genres: Animation · Short · Adventure · Comedy · Family · Fantasy · Musical
  • Release Date: November 27, 1936
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fleischer Studios