Popeye The Sailor in "Wotta Nitemare" (Paramount, 1939). F...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionPopeye The Sailor in "Wotta Nitemare" (Paramount, 1939). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27.5" X 41").
Heritage has the pleasure of offering this one sheet for the first time. Created by E.C. Segar and voiced by Jack Mercer, Popeye the Sailor Man was a very popular cartoon character, especially during the dark days of World War II, when his optimism and strength inspired moviegoers everywhere. In 1933, Popeye made his first animated appearance in a Betty Boop cartoon, and was soon starring in his own shorts, produced by Fleischer Studios. This installment comes a year before the U.S. would enter the war and, along with other pre-war Popeye posters, is very scarce. Professionally restored, this poster no longer shows fold wear and separations, pinholes, and a few small chips in the borders. There were some tears extending into the printing towards the top.
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.
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