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Popeye Presents Eugene, the Jeep (1940)

Olive sends Popeye a puppy, Eugene the Jeep, for his birthday, but despite Popeye's best efforts to make it sleep outside, it keeps finding its way back into the house. A rare spinach-free Popeye.

Directors:

Dave Fleischer, Grim Natwick (uncredited)

Writer:

Joe Stultz (story) (as Joseph E. Stultz)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Delivery Man (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
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Olive sends Popeye a puppy, Eugene the Jeep, for his birthday, but despite Popeye's best efforts to make it sleep outside, it keeps finding its way back into the house. A rare spinach-free Popeye.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1940 (USA) See more »

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Fleischer Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of a number of Popeye shorts which were sent off to Asia in the 80's to undergo the infamous redraw and colorization process. See more »

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There is a redrawn colorized version from 1987 originally commissioned by Ted Turner. See more »

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9 February 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Eugene, The Jeep (1940)

*** (out of 4)

There's a gift at the door and Popeye opens it to see a cute little puppy. There's a note attached from Olive Oyl asking that the dog be loved but at night he be put outside. Night comes and the dogs doesn't want to agree to that.

EUGENE, THE JEEP is a pretty funny and clever short from the Popeye series that manages to once again feature some terrific animation as well as some nice laughs along the way. The film manages to have a lot of fast action and especially once the finale comes and the dog just refuses to go outside. The grumpy Popeye is certainly the highlight as he grows more frustrated as the dog continues to not do what he's told.


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