Trouble starts when the queen’s magic mirror says Betty Boop is fairest. Cab Calloway sings “St. James Infirmary Blues.”
David "Dave" Fleischer was born July 14, 1894 and died June 25, 1979 and was the youngest of 5 siblings. He was an American animation film Director and Film Producer, best known as a co-owner of Fleischer Studios with his older brother Max Fleischer.
Betty Boop and Bimbo run away from home, but that night they are scared by a chorus of ghosts singing the title song. Features a live number by Cab Calloway at the beginning.
Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks. This cartoon was also apparently banned because Betty Boop hulas topless.
A spider runs a hotel for flies where he keeps his guests captive. A pair of fly newlyweds arrive and check in. Fortunately, the husband is “flyweight champion”. After a pitched battle featuring arrows (fountain pen nibs) and a machine gun (aspirins shot from a perfume atomizer), the spider winds up in a bottle of […]
Two piano movers, a fireman and a traffic cop all drop what they’re doing to join Betty Boop at the contraption-happy Grampy’s eccentric party.
Superman battles a criminal mastermind and his robot army.
Ali Baba is mysteriously absent in this video, but his 40 thieves are out causing a ruckus. Popeye and Oliv Oyl hear about an attack the thieves make on Arabia, so they gear up in their plane and fly over. They crash land in the desert, where they roam until they come across a town […]
Two legendary sailors battle for superiority over each other. This is longer than most of the Popeye cartoons made at the same time and features the early set or cast and characters.
This is the classic story, originally written by Johnathan Swift, about Gulliver, who washes up on the shores of Lilliput and attempts to prevent a war between Lilliput and Blefiscu over a wedding song. This musical version of the story was done by none other than Fleischer Studios, original rival to Disney and creators of Popeye and Betty […]