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    Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves (Paramount, 1937). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). During the late thirties as Disney was preparing to release "Snow White", the Fleischer Brothers in association with Paramount decided to take their most valuable property, Popeye, the Sailor, and produce three two-reel animated color shorts. These were quite a step above the standard one reel, black and white monthly shorts Popeye usually appeared in. This poster is from the second of the 17-minute shorts and was billed in many theaters as the main attraction. Paramount went all out on the publicity and produced half sheets as well as one sheets for these films. Offered here is the only known half sheet to this film. Very Good/ Fine.

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    March, 2003
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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