Now, I know that many Popeye purists were not happy with this movie, but I love it. The sets, the costumes, the songs--too much fun! I was about six when the movie came out, and we didn't go to see it in theatres. Instead, the first time I saw it was once when the family was vacationing in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. While my parents went off to gamble, they left my brother and I in a video arcade, which had a 'movie room'. An attendant walked around, telling kids there would be a movie showing in a few minutes. So we went. They showed Popeye. I loved it! Wimpy! There was Wimpy, in the flesh! Hurray! When it was over, they recued it to play for the next batch of kids, but I chose to stay to see it again. I would have watched it all the way through that second time but my parents showed up and dragged me away. I went looking for stuff about this great movie on the Web some time back and came up with nothing. Horrors! Hence this small tribute.

The film may be discussed on my own forum, and there is the forum at IMDB.

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