AKA: Betty Boop Meets Popeye the Sailor 
 
Popeye the Sailor is a 1933 animated short produced by Fleischer Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. While billed as a Betty Boop cartoon, Betty Boop only makes a small appearance, as it actually starred Popeye the Sailor in his first animated appearance. 
 
The cartoon begins with stock film footage of newspapers rolling off a printing press. The front page of one of the newspapers appears, with a headline declaring that Popeye has become a movie star. The camera zooms in on the illustration of Popeye, which then comes to life, as Popeye (voiced by William "Billy" Costello) sings about his amazing prowess in his signature song "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man."[1] 
 
On land with his nemesis Bluto (voiced by William Pennell), the two sailors vie for the affections of Olive Oyl (voiced by Bonnie Poe). Popeye takes Olive Oyl to a carnival and pays the peacock 10¢ and Bluto blows off the peacock's feather. They play games and then they watch Betty Boop doing the hula. Popeye jumps up on stage, wraps the bearded lady's beard around his waist for a grass skirt, and dances with Betty. 
 
Bluto abducts Olive Oyl and ties her to a railroad track, using the track itself as "ropes", in order to cause a train wreck to kill Olive, where a train is approaching. Popeye defeats his enemy, and rescues Olive, but punches the approaching engine and its baggage car and coaches in the "face", and wrecks the whole train in a crushing halt and sparing Olive's life, thanks to his ever-reliable can of spinach.

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Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle
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Betty's hula dance animation was taken from this earlier short

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Let's Sing with Popeye
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I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You
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Minnie the Moocher
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Stopping the Show
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Betty Boop's Bamboo Isle
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Betty Boop's Crazy Inventions
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Snow-White
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Betty Boop's Big Boss
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Popeye the Sailor
part of Betty Boop and Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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The Old Man of the Mountain
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Betty in Blunderland
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Betty Boop and Grampy
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Betty Boop and the Little King
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Yip Yip Yippy
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Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

Popeye the Sailor
part of Betty Boop and Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Blow Me Down!
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Shoein' Hosses
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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We Aim to Please
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Choose Your "Weppins"
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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King of the Mardi Gras
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Bridge Ahoy!
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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I Wanna Be a Life Guard
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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With Little Swee'Pea
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Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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I'm in the Army Now
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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The Paneless Window Washer
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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I Never Changes My Altitude / I Never Changes My Attitude
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Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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A Date to Skate
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Customers Wanted
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Ghosks is the Bunk
part of Popeye the Sailor (Fleischer Studios)

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Wimmin Is a Myskery
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Doing Impossikible Stunts
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