Goonland (1938) - Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Fleischer Studios
  • Distributed by: Adolph Zukor
  • Cartoon Characters: Popeye, Poopdeck Pappy, The Goons.
  • Voice Actors: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, William Penell, Charles Lawrence.
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer.
  • Animated By Seymour Kneitel, Abner Matthews.
  • Originally Released on October 21, 1938.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:02 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Popeye is off to sea to try to locate the island where his long-lost father Poopdeck Pappy is imprisoned. He lands on Goonland, where a huge skull warns off human beings. He follows a Goon to a clearing where there are a large number of them, and where his pappy...  (more)

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The first appearance of Poopdeck Pappy, as well as the first animated appearance of Elzie Segar's Goons. This short did not contain a version of Popeye's famous spinach-eating sequence, at least not by Popeye; Pappy does the spinach in this one. One...  (more)

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This is the favorite cartoon for most Popeye afficionados, and for good reason.

Touching relationship between Popeye and his Pappy (even though your old man may seem too tough and uncaring, he always is looking out for your best interests...  (read more)

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In my book, this cartoon's the COOLEST!!!
The Fleischers adapted "Alice the Goon" to animation better than anyone else ever did--and having Popeye get in on the "Goon" act himself simply doubles the fun! This is one Popeye...  (read more)

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