Little Swee'Pea (1936) - 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, Olive Oyl, Swee'pea, Crocodile, Elephant, Hippopotamus.
  • Voice Actors: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel.
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer.
  • Animated By Seymour Kneitel, William Henning.
  • Originally Released on September 25, 1936.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:06 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Olive is busy when Popeye comes calling with flowers, so she asks him to take Swee'pea to the zoo. The adventurous infant escapes his stroller and his guardian for a series of too-close encounters with the animal kingdom. The scrappy babe never gets injured - but...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

This cartoon marks the first appearance of Swee'pea. The cartoon includes real miniature buildings behind the animation to give the viewing experience added realism. Complete title: "Popeye the Sailor with Li'l Swee'Pea." Reissue title: "Li'l...  (more)

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Popeye wanted Olive Oyl to go to the zoo with him, but instead, Popeye got stuck with the Devil's favorite baby, Swee'Pea. In this soap opera of a cartoon, Swee'Pea was playing with elephants, alligators, hippos and a leopard. But, when Popeye...  (read more)

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Hey, how come the Famous Studios people dropped Swee'pea from the Popeye series???
Hilarious & inventive--this film & "Lost & Foundling" are the perfect examples of an innocent infant getting into life-threatening situations,...  (read more)

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TERRIFIC, terrific. This and "Lost and Foundry" are the perfect examples of an innocent infant narrowly escaping life-threatening situations, and his guardian getting the worst of it.
I should add, too, that Swee'pea was a far better son...  (read more)

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Popeye visits Olive and asks her on a date to the zoo. She is busy, so Popeye takes Swee'pea. Of course, Swee'pea escapes and Popeye finds him in the elephant cage, alligator cage, hippo cage etc. Popeye beats up the hippo (after eating spinach) but,...  (read more)

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