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More Pep

Poster for the movie "More Pep"

In a return to the Out of the Inkwell format, Betty Boop invents a pep formula to speed up lazy Pudgy, but it escapes into the real world with rapid results.

A-Haunting We Will Go

Poster for the movie "A-Haunting We Will Go"

Casper the Friendly Ghost, sad that he can make no friends since everyone he meets is afraid of him, hatches an abandoned egg and becomes the emerging little duck’s best friend and protector.

I Never Changes My Altitude

Poster for the movie "I Never Changes My Altitude"

Popeye is sitting outside Olive’s lunchroom at the airport, distraught. She’s closed the business to fly away with an aviator (Bluto, of course). But it’s hardly what she expected; he has her painting his plane, while it’s flying; when she says she’s rather go back to Popeye, he tries to throw her off the plane. Popeye sees this, and takes off in a plane, just in time to help her out. The boys get into […]

Stop That Noise

Poster for the movie "Stop That Noise"

A sleepless Betty can’t take the noise of the city any more, and heads out into the country for some peace and quiet. She soon discovers that the country has its own problems.

Parlez Vous Woo

Poster for the movie "Parlez Vous Woo"

Olive is so captived by “The International”, a radio personality with a French accent, that she’d rather stay home than go out on a date with Popeye. Bluto, overhearing this, comes to the door as the character.

Betty Boop: On with the New

Betty Boop: On with the New

Frustrated at her job as a a short order cook and dishwasher at a local diner, Betty Boop decides to call it quits and tries her luck at a new automated day care center. But, oh my, compared this, her kitchen job and crummy former boss felt like heaven.

Out to Punch

Poster for the movie "Out to Punch"

Popeye’s training for his boxing match with Bluto by jumping rope with a massive chain. Bluto, who’s lazy about everything except sabotage, decides he needs to stop Popeye.

The Paneless Window Washer

Poster for the movie "The Paneless Window Washer"

Bluto’s window cleaning service is not above drumming up a little business for himself. But when he gets to Olive’s stenographer office, about 10 floors up, she says no: Popeye’s going to wash her windows. And the battle is on.

Pest Pupil

Poster for the movie "Pest Pupil"

1957 Baby Huey is a big duck enrolled in kindergarten. Despite being big and clumsy, he attempts to fit in, causing havoc and getting expelled by the teacher. His mother then hires a private tutor, who is also tortured by Baby Huey’s good intentioned efforts. The tutor winds up in the ocean but Huey saves his life from sharks and gets his diploma as a reward.

The Kids in the Shoe

Poster for the movie "The Kids in the Shoe"

The old lady who lives in a shoe has a bit of trouble with her gaggle of children. They won’t eat their porridge, won’t brush their teeth or comb their hair. As soon as their mother’s in bed, they launch a wild party, playing musical instruments and doing a swinging rendition of Smiley Burnette’s classic “Mama Don’t Allow No Music Playing Round Here.” They then have a massive pillow fight until the old woman wakes […]

I’m in the Army Now

Poster for the movie "I'm in the Army Now"

Olive tells the boys she loves a man in a uniform, so they try to sign up at the recruiting station, but they can only take one. There follows a duel of clips from previous shorts as they attempt to prove who is the winner.

A Haul in One

Poster for the movie "A Haul in One"

Popeye and Bluto are, believe it or not, pals and partners in a moving company. (Maybe it’s because Popeye isn’t squinting here.) Anyhow, Olive has made the mistake of hiring them. She hasn’t finished packing yet, so the boys, smitten as soon as she answers the door, compete to help her. Once packed, they compete to move more impressive piles of her belongings. Popeye easily wins these contests, even though Bluto locks him in the […]

Bride and Gloom

Poster for the movie "Bride and Gloom"

Popeye is marrying Olive tomorrow; he’s ecstatic. She has a dream of the future, including twin sons who prove to be a real handful. When Popeye comes by the next morning, he gets a frosty reception.

Fright to the Finish

Poster for the movie "Fright to the Finish"

Olive is reading ghost stories to the boys. Popeye scoffs; Bluto decides to take advantage of this by staging various pranks (a headless man, an animated skeleton, and a sheet-over-balloon ghost). He pins the blame on Popeye and then goes to comfort Olive. Popeye retaliates by turning invisible, thanks to a jar of vanishing cream.

Floor Flusher

Poster for the movie "Floor Flusher"

Popeye and Bluto stop by to see Olive and fix her leaky faucet. Popeye does it better, and Bluto gets jealous, so he starts rerouting Olive’s plumbing and causing all sorts of leaks.

Ancient Fistory

Poster for the movie "Ancient Fistory"

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.

Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sail...

Poster for the movie "Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor"

In “Popeye Meets Sindbad (Bluto),” Popeye’s perennial enemy almost outshines him. Bluto is in rare form, his rich, bass voice rendering with gusto a catchy tune. He is also charismatic as a comic relief. This cartoon gem, one of Popeye’s best, comes in vibrant colors thanks to having been digitally revamped.