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Ancient Fistory (1953)

It's the middle ages (sort of); Popeye is working in Bluto's Beanery. Bluto is going to the ball where Princess Olive will choose her mate. Popeye's fairy godpappy appears and it's a ... See full summary »

Director:

Seymour Kneitel

Writer:

Irv Spector (story) (as Irving Spector)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Jackson Beck Jackson Beck ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Popeye / Fairy Godfather / Guest Announcer / Bull (voice) (uncredited)
Mae Questel ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

It's the middle ages (sort of); Popeye is working in Bluto's Beanery. Bluto is going to the ball where Princess Olive will choose her mate. Popeye's fairy godpappy appears and it's a reverse Cinderella story, with a car created from a can of spinach. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prinsessan kosijat See more »

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Production Co:

Famous Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

When Popeye goes to retrieve a can of spinach for the Fairy Godfather, he removes it from a tower of 15 cans that are on a counter, the rest of which he tosses aside. However, there are still 15 remaining cans even after he has already taken the one he needed. See more »

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Featured in Peep Show: The Man Show (2004) See more »

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12 May 2014 | by arfdawg-1See all my reviews

It's the middle ages (sort of); Popeye is working in Bluto's Beanery.

Bluto is going to the ball where Princess Olive will choose her mate.

Popeye's fairy godpappy appears and it's a reverse Cinderella story, with a car created from a can of spinach.

This is the 50's Popeye.

So the animation isn't as good.

Not like to 30s Popeye.

But it's better than some of the later Popeye's.

And wasn't Altman's version the wort animation?

This short is not going to change your life but it's OK for a gay themed cartoon. Popeye plays Cinderella.


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