Passed | | Animation, Short, Musical
Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.
Many Critics have noted how Popeye predates Superman by 10 years (Popeye made his first appearance in the Thimble Theatre comics in 1929; Superman made his first appearance in 1939). It's also been noted and documented that Popeye was in many ways the prototype and inspiration in some ways for the Superman character and other superheroes that followed; in that he was an ordinary human who would suddenly gain superhuman powers by the use of a device (Spinache).
In the carnival scene, the "Test Your Strength" mallet suddenly appears out of nowhere on the ground in one shot.
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