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Shakespearian Spinach (1940)

Popeye has replaced Bluto in the Spinach Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet (Olive, of course), much to Bluto's surprise and dismay. Bluto does what he can to sabotage the production,... See full summary »

Directors:

Dave Fleischer, Roland Crandall (uncredited)

Writer:

George Manuell (story) (as George Manuel)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
Margie Hines Margie Hines ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Jack Mercer ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
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Popeye has replaced Bluto in the Spinach Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet (Olive, of course), much to Bluto's surprise and dismay. Bluto does what he can to sabotage the production, like cranking up the snow and wind machines, and eventually coming onstage, even though Olive wants no part of him. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Bluto: Juliet, my buttercup!
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Popeye Meet the Bard
3 January 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Popeye and Bluto are rivals for the lead in Romeo and Juliet. Of course, Olive Oyl is Juliet. Popeye starts out OK but the big guy (of course) intercedes. Guess what! There is a fist fight and Bluto is winning, thrashing our sailor man. Then, what the heck. Some spinach appears. What will happen? Not much new here, but then there seldom was.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shakespearian Spinach See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fleischer Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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