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Popeye, The Sailor (cartoon)

    (Animated cartoons which debuted in theatres on July 14, 1933;
     Many TV packages were syndicated from the 1950s on...)

    [Popeye was produced by animator Max Fleischer, who with his 
     brother and partner Dave Fleischer, had previously created
     the very popular "Betty Boop" animated cartoons; 

    "Popeye, The Sailor" was originally one of several characters in
     a newspaper cartoon strip called "Thimble Theater", created in
     1919 by E. C. "Elzie" Cruler Segar as a syndicated feature of Wm
     Randolph Hearst's "New York Evening Journal" newspaper; The
     original strip featured a character named Ham Gravy, his girl-
     friend Olive Oyl and her brother Castor Oyl...the characters
     were drawn from real people in Segar's hometown of Chester, 
     Illinois. Popeye was a character introduced a few years after
     the strip began -- based upon Frank "Rocky" Fiegel (1868-1947.)
     
     It's possible that at one time Fiegel was "a sailor man" -- but
     he was best known around Chester, IL as a barman with a penchant
     for brawling to show off his strength. It is not known whether
     or not he liked spinach (:-)]


Theme 1: "Popeye, The Sailor Man"

     Composers: Leon Flatow (ASCAP), and
                Alfred B. Koppell (ASCAP) [listed only in ASCAP, 2000]

     1978 Publisher: The Bourne Co. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: The Bourne Company (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY 
                     
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 2: "I'm Popeye, The Sailor Man"

     Composer: Sammy Lerner (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher:  Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2000 Publishers: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                         of Los Angeles, CA; and
                      Samuel M. Lerner Publications (ASCAP)
                         of Hollywood, CA
                     
     Unpublished Copyright Date: 1934, Eu 81 984;
     Published   Copyright Date: 1934, EP 40 685.

     Recordings:


Spinach Fanfare: "Popeye Fanfare" [from "Popeye Cues"]

    [a Fanfare cue played whenever Popeye realizes he needs his Spinach]

     Composers/Arrangers: music by Sammy Lerner (ASCAP),
               arranged by Winston S. Sharples (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher:  Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2000 Publishers: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                         of Los Angeles, CA; and
                     
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 3: "The Sailors' Hornpipe"

    [aka: "The Colledge Hornpipe";

     first published under the title: "The Colledge Hornpipe" in
     1775 -- according to James Fuld's "Book of World Famous Music";
     aka: "Jack's The Lad"]

     Arranger: Winston S. Sharples (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher:  Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)

     2000 Publishers: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                         of Los Angeles, CA
                     
     Copyright Date: [original tune in Public Domain]
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:

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