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Barnacle Bill

Tony Abbott has asked nervous government MPs to maintain internal discipline in the face of the ABC funding controversy and bad polling, reassuring them he will knock “one or two barnacles off the ship” before Christmas.

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POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS ALI BABA'S FORTY THIEVES (1937) - Another Popeye storybook delight

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

This cartoon, released one year almost to the day after the success of Popeye’s previous color landmark, Sindbad the Sailor… 680 more words

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POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINDBAD THE SAILOR (1936) - More fun than even a cartoon should be allowed

The following is my entry in the Fairy Tale Blogathon, hosted by Movies Silently from Nov. 9 through 11. Go to http://moviessilently.com and read enjoyable critiques of movie versions of classic fairy tale stories! 490 more words

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Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto in THE SPINACH ROADSTER (1936) - You auto watch this cartoon

Popeye drives into view singing about his new car, which looks as though it was bought used from Laurel & Hardy. (His idea of braking is to drop an attached anchor behind the car. 109 more words

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Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto in THE TWO-ALARM FIRE (1934) - A cartoon that doesn't quite spark

Popeye and Bluto are firemen at adjoining firehouses. Olive Oyl’s house catches on fire. There’s only one way this can go, and it won’t be pretty. 180 more words

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Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto in HOLD THE WIRE (1936) - Can you hear me now?

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

Olive is curled up with a romance magazine when Popeye’s phone call interrupts her. He wants to go out with her, but Olive tells him he’s not romantic enough, whereupon he reads sappy poetry to her and wins her over. 215 more words

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