The Football Toucher Downer (1937) - Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon Series

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The Football Toucher Downer (1937) - Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon Series The Football Toucher Downer

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  • Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Fleischer Studios
  • Distributed by: Adolph Zukor
  • Cartoon Characters: Popeye, Young Olive Oyl, Young Bluto, Young J. Wellington Wimpy, Swee'pea.
  • Voice Actors: Jack Mercer, Jackson Beck, Mae Questel.
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer.
  • Animated By Seymour Kneitel, Graham Place.
  • Originally Released on October 15, 1937.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:27 minutes.
  • Production Number: MPAA: # 01640
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Popeye tries to get Swee'pea to eat his spinach, so he tells him a story about how spinach helped him win a football game when he was little.

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Jackson Beck is heard as the voice of Young Bluto. This is Beck's first appearance as Bluto; he would return to voice him in the mid-1940s and continue to do so for the remainder of the Famous Studios Popeye series and the King Features Syndicate...  (more)

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Classic cartoon. Great comeback win (single-handedly) by a young Popeye over a team headed by Bluto (minus his facial hair). The clincher:Baby Swee'Pea eats his spinach and boots Popeye like an MLS Soccer goalkeeper (before there was a Major League Soccer)....  (read more)

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Great Popeye cartoon that shows Popeye and Bluto playing football as kids. No, Bluto does not have his beard and mustache in this one. This film has a priceless ending where Fleischer's usually mute Swee'Pea sings the Popeye song at the end! ...  (read more)

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