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Let's Get Movin' (1936)

Popeye, resentful of Olive hiring Bluto to help her move, gets into a competition with the mover.

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Dave Fleischer
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Jack Mercer ... Popeye (voice) (uncredited)
Mae Questel ... Olive Oyl (voice) (uncredited)
Gus Wickie Gus Wickie ... Bluto (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Olive is moving out of her apartment; she's hired Bluto to move her, but Popeye comes over to visit and won't be shown up - at least, not after he's had his spinach. But would you really want these two handling your belongings? Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1936 (USA) See more »

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Fleischer Studios See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This cartoon makes use of Fleischer's Tabletop process, which animates the cels vertically between multi-plane set pieces in order to create the feeling of depth. Used here for the city street in the last scene. The whole effect is lost in the color version, as the backgrounds is a flat redraw. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also available in a computer colorized version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Customers Wanted (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

The Star and Stripes Forever
(uncredited)
Music by John Philip Sousa
Played when Bluto comes out of the closet
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The Strongest Man Wins
1 April 2016 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Let's Get Movin' (1936)

*** (out of 4)

Olive is moving out of her apartment so Popeye shows up to help her but she turns him away saying she needs a real strong man to do the job. In walks Bluto and before long him and Popeye are going back and forth on who is the strongest.

Fans of the series will enjoy this fast-paced short, which once again has some of the best animation that you're going to see from a film of this era. Once again the animation is extremely impressive and especially all the details in it. Another big reason for the success is the non-stop fighting between Popeye and Bluto as they try to show which one is the strongest. There are several funny gags but the highlight is a scene where Popeye tosses a piano out the window and then races down several stairs in order to catch it.


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