POPEYE THE SAILOR: VOL. 2 DVD Details

Last week Warner Home Video announced the forthcoming release of the second volume of their chronological release of the classic Fleischer Brothers Studios Popeye shorts. Titled, appropriately enough, Popeye The Sailor:Volume 2- 1938-1940, the disc will hit shelves on June 17.

In addition to the plethora of cartoons that will be featured on the two-disc set, Jerry Beck over at Cartoon Brew has a list of the special features scheduled for the release. Take a look-

Disc 1
Commentaries
The Jeep by Historian Glenn Mitchell
Bulldozing the Bull by Writer Paul Dini
Mutiny Ain’t Nice by Filmmaker Greg Ford
Goonland by Historian Glenn Mitchell
A Date to Skate by Historian Michael Barrier with Animator Gordon Sheehan
Cops is Always Right by Historian Michael Barrier with Animator Dave Tendlar
Customers Wanted by Director Eric Goldberg
Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp by Filmmaker Greg Ford
Wotta Nightmare by Historian Jerry Beck
Hello, How am I? by Animator Mark Kausler
It’s the Natural Thing to Do by Historian Michael Barrier with Animator Arnold Gillespie

Popeye Popumentaries
Eugene the Jeep: A Breed of His Own – Running Time: 3:14
Poopdeck Pappy: The Nasty Old Man and the Sea – RT: 5:07
O-Re-Mi: Mae Questel and the Voices of Olive Oyl – RT: 8:30
Out of the Inkwell: The Fleischer Story – RT: 48:00

Disc 2
Commentaries
Stealin Ain’t Honest by Director Bob Jaques
Puttin on the Act by Historian Daniel Goldmark
Popeye Meets William Tell by Filmmaker Greg Ford with Animator Shamus Culhane

Popeye Popumentaries
Men of Spinach and Steel RT: 6:21
From the VaultParamount Presents Popular Science (1938 Paramount short; behind the scenes at Fleischer’s Miami studio) – RT: 6:16
The Mechnical Monsters (1941 Superman short) – RT: 11:01
Early Max Fleischer Art Gallery – RT: 3:04
Females is Fickle Pencil Test – RT: 0:29
Stealin Ain’t Honest – Storyboard Reel – RT: 6:00 est.
I’m Popeye the Sailor Man Vintage Audio Recording – RT: 2:27 (audio only)
Michael Sporn Interviews Jack Mercer – RT: 6:12 (audio only)

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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.
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