I Yam What I Yam (1933) - Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon Series

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Alternate Title: The Indian Fighter

I Yam What I Yam (The Indian Fighter) (1933) - Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon Series I Yam What I Yam

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  • Popeye the Sailor Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Fleischer Studios
  • Distributed by: Adolph Zukor
  • Cartoon Characters: Popeye, Olive Oyl, J. Wellington Wimpy, Big Chief, Other Indians.
  • Voice Actors: William "Red Pepper Sam" Costello, Charles Lawrence.
  • Directed By Dave Fleischer.
  • Produced By Max Fleischer.
  • Animated By Seymour Kneitel, William Henning.
  • Originally Released on September 29, 1933.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:05 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Shipwrecked Popeye, Wimpy and Olive land on an island inhabited by unfriendly Indians. Popeye hits the big chief so hard that he turns into a caricature of Mahatma Gandhi!!

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "The Indian Fighter (Home Distribution)."

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The first official Popeye cartoon. This short also has Bluto singing...  (more)

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This cartoon, the first in the Popeye series, was released on 9-29-33; just 3 months after the sailor's debute in POPEYE THE SAILOR (Betty Boop cartoon # 14). It begins with Bluto singing "Strike Up the Band for Popeye the Sailor" over the...  (read more)

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