animated cartoon I'm in the Army Now © Fleischer Studios
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I'm in the Army Now

Popeye, Olive and Bluto are strolling along when they notice that Olive is swooning over a recruiting poster for the army. She just loves a man in uniform. Popeye (who is already in uniform, but nevermind) and Bluto immediately storm into the recruiting office, but there is only room left for one new army recruit. The two enemies then try to convince the recruiting colonel as to who is the more suitable, by showing him animated segments from earlier Popeye shorts, which he finds increasingly more hilarious.

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Something I've always thought so odd that I'm reluctant to admit, is that Warner cartoons rarely make me laugh. I might like them or admire them, but except...
Created by: Fleischer Studios
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Jack Mercer ... Popeye
Mae Questel ... Olive Oyl
Gus Wickie ... Bluto
Directed by: David Fleischer
Produced by: Max Fleischer

Released chistmas day 1936.

The segments shown to the recruitment officer are from 'Blow Me Down' (1933), 'Shoein' Hosses' (1934), 'Choose Yer Weppins' (1935) and 'King of the Mardi Gras' (1935')

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