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September 5th in LA: An Official Popeye Tribute Art Show

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • August 25, 2014 6:00 AM
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Four years in the making, “Strong To The Finich! An Official Popeye Tribute Art Show,” celebrating 85 years of Popeye the Sailor, will premiere on September 5th in Los Angeles. The show is curated by illustrator, Chogrin, who has picked over 100 artists from around the world to pay their own unique tribute to the legendary sailor. Here's a preview.
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App Revives Classic "Popeye" Animation

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 9, 2014 2:00 AM
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Classic Hollywood style hand drawn animation turns me on - so this 30-second commercial, voiced by Will Arnett, made in the style of the 1930s-era Popeye is a winner. For a Bank of America Mobile Banking App, UK's Passion Pictures hired Stockholm-based directors "againstallodds" - aka Niklas Rissler and Derek Picken - to direct the spot.
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Warner Archives to Release TV Popeye Cartoon Collection

  • By Jerry Beck
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  • April 18, 2013 12:05 PM
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More vintage Popeye cartoons are coming to DVD. Not the Fleischer classics from the 1930s, but the TV cartoons produced by King Features in 1960, created to cash in on the popularity of the old Paramount theatricals.