Friday, February 10, 2017
Popeye: Spinach Fer Britain
Here is a new one for me. Our favorite squinty-eyed, swollen-forearmed, pipe-smoking sailor becomes part of the Lend Lease program, and sails a cargo of spinach to the UK. After dealing with a Nazi U-Boat, Popeye delivers his cargo - and the U-Boat - to No. 10 Downing Street. I especially like the V for Victory toot (dot dot dot daaaaaaaaaaaaaaah) on his pipe at the end. From the Internet Archive, here is the 1943 animated short, Spinach Fer Britain.