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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...  (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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