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Late Late Night FDL: Gopher Spinach

Popeye starring in Gopher Spinach.  This Associated Artists Productions Famous Studios King Features cartoon was released on December 10, 1954.

Directed by Seymour Kneitel.  Produced by Seymour Kneitel (uncredited) and Izzy Sparber (uncredited).  Story by Carl Meyer.  Animation by John Gentilella and Thomas Johnson (as Tom Johnson).  Scenics by Robert Connavale.  Voices by Jack Mercer (Popeye – uncredited).  Original Music by Winston Sharples.

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I am a host of Late Late Night FDL music and cartoon posts in addition to spending most evenings behind the FDL backstage curtain flipping levers. Used to be a practicing heterosexual but now it appears that I am just a consultant. Avid reader since teaching myself how to read when four. Navy brat and first born so always thinking of the consequences. Double Irish so I usually got caught. Turned my misspent youth around and became that scary thing in your rear view mirror. Retired from the Fremont (California) Police Department after 24 years of sworn and non-sworn duties, including Patrol and the Crimes Against Persons Unit. Currently living on the North Oregon Coast with Token, cutest dog in the world (10 lb category), where I enjoy taking non-crime scene photographs, writing at my own blog, TwoTonGreenBlog, and working backstage at Firedoglake.