The team that worked on the Popeye cartoons included a number of very talented animators who stayed over from the Fleischer years. For generations, the iconic Popeye theme song became an instantly recognizable musical bookmark, further propelling the character's stardom. A daily half-hour block of Popeye has been able to be seen on the Boomerang network in the past. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Popeye becomes an ordinary, downtrodden, Naval seaman in the wartime entries, usually getting the blame for mishaps. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
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Saturday Morning Cartoon: Popeye Meets Hercules
Many veteran Fleischer animators stayed with Famous Studios and produced these new Popeye cartoons, but the loss of the founders was evident. In NovemberKing Features signed an agreement with Fleischer Studiosrun by producer Max Fleischer and his brother, director Dave Fleischerto have Popeye and the other Thimble Theatre characters begin appearing in a series of animated cartoons. Popeye began to sell more tickets and became the most popular cartoon character in the country in the s, beating Mickey Mouse. Famous Studios was no slouch. For generations, the iconic Popeye theme song became an instantly recognizable musical bookmark, further propelling the character's stardom.