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    I Likes Babies and Infinks (Paramount, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Popeye made his newspaper debut in 1929 in the "Thimble Theater" strip created and written by Elzie Segar. By 1933, Dave and Max Fleischer, the animation team that distributed through Paramount, decided to give the character a try. They produced a short called "Popeye the Sailor" and had Betty Boop, their cartoon star, headline. What happened thereafter is history. This is a great poster from a short which involved Popeye and Bluto trying to care for baby, Swee' Pea, while Olive Oyl is away. The poster has pin holes and light edge wear. There is light fold wear with cross fold separations and a 7" tear in the title. The poster has been mounted on linen and some touch up has been done. It displays beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2006
    14th-15th Tuesday-Wednesday
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