Too Weak To Work (1943) - Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Famous Studios
  • Distributed by: Paramount Studios
  • Cartoon Characters: Popeye, Bluto.
  • Voice Actors: Jack Mercer, William Penell.
  • Directed By Isadore IzzySparber.
  • Produced By Dan Gordon, Seymour Kneitel, Izzy Sparber, Sam Buchwald.
  • Animated By Jim Tyer, Abner Kneitel, Ben Solomon.
  • Music: Winston Sharples, Sammy Timberg.
  • Originally Released on March 19, 1943.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:57 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Popeye scat-sings to the tune of "Spurs That Jingle Jangle Jingle" as he paints a boat. Meanwhile, work partner Bluto is loafing and fakes that he's dying so that he can get out of work. When Popeye visits him in the hospital and discovers that the big oaf is...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

This short was originally filmed in black and white, but later colorized by Ted Turner. This was Bluto's last black and white cartoon. Bluto will return in 1944's "We're On Our Way To Rio." Popeye doesn't eat his spinach in this cartoon, but he gives...  (more)

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This was an odd Popeye cartoon. Popeye and Bluto are more of a comedy team than rivals in this one. Bluto (in a role which may have been more suited for Wimpy) tries to get out of work by pretending to be sick. Popeye gets wise and dresses up like a nurse...  (read more)

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