Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves is a two-reel animated cartoon short subject in the Popeye Color Feature series, produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on November 26, 1937 by Paramount Pictures.
It was produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios, Inc. and directed by Dave Fleischer. Willard Bowsky was head animator, with musical supervision by Sammy Timberg.
The voice of Popeye is performed by Jack Mercer, with additional voices by Mae Questel as Olive Oyl, Lou Fleischer as J. Wellington Wimpy and Gus Wickie as Abu Hassan. Popeye is enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard and did not enlist in the Navy until 1941 in the Fleischer short The Mighty Navy.
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Summary: Popeye the Sailor, accompanied by Olive Oyl and Wimpy, is dispatched to stop the dreaded bandit Abu Hassan and his force of forty thieves.
Voice: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Gus Wickie, Lou Fleischer
Director: Dave Fleischer
Producer: Max Fleischer
Music: Sammy Timberg, Sammy Lerner, Tot Seymour, Vee Lawnhurst
Animation: Willard Bowsky, George Germanetti, Orestes Calpini
Studio: Fleischer Studios
Distributed: Paramount Pictures
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