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Popeye: An Illustrated History of E. C. Segar's Character in Print, Radio, Television and Film Appearances, 1929-1993
     

Popeye: An Illustrated History of E. C. Segar's Character in Print, Radio, Television and Film Appearances, 1929-1993

by Fred M. Grandinetti
 

From comic strip hero to motion picture star, here is the history of Popeye, one of the best-loved cartoon characters. Animated series and films are examined, noting the different directions each studio took and the changing character designs of the Popeye family. Popeye in other media—comics, books, radio, and even a stage play—is thoroughly covered, as

Overview

From comic strip hero to motion picture star, here is the history of Popeye, one of the best-loved cartoon characters. Animated series and films are examined, noting the different directions each studio took and the changing character designs of the Popeye family. Popeye in other media—comics, books, radio, and even a stage play—is thoroughly covered, as are Robert Altman's 1980 live-action film, and Popeye memorabilia.

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Big Reel
for the most thorough examination of Popeye, no other book comes close
Booklist
a good purchase

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899509822
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Cartoonist Fred Michael Grandinetti, who does not like spinach, co-founded the International Popeye Fanclub. He lives in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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