Best Animation Movies of 1938
Plumbing Is a 'Pipe'
Olive has a small leak in a pipe; she makes the mistake of calling Wimpy to fix it, and the even bigger mistake of asking Popeye to help her do something until Wimpy can arrive. Meanwhile, Wimpy keeps realizing he's forgotten his tools, his gloves, etc. and going back. Popeye finally eats his spinach and manages some fixes to the system.
Philips Broadcast of 1938
Puppet animation of Bert Ambrose and His Orchestra performing. A Puppetoon animated short film.
Bluto and Popeye pick up Olive to celebrate New Year's Eve with them; Popeye brings along her granny out of sympathy. The ballroom has a dance contest; Bluto dances with Olive, and Popeye with granny after feeding her some spinach.
The House Builder-Upper
When Olive Oyl's house burns down, firefighters Popeye and Wimpy decide to build a new house - with disastrous results.
Olive takes Popeye to Professor Bluteau to learn some manners.
Bulldozing the Bull
Popeye visits the bullfight only because of lovely Senorita Olive. He finds himself accidentally in the toreador box, even though he doesn't want to fight because it's cruelty to animals. Popeye rides the bull like a bronco, then gets tossed around a bit. The bull plants Popeye in the ground and attacks; the crowd turns on Popeye. Olive comes down to help and the bull chases her. The crowd throws vegetables at Popeye, including (fortunately) spinach.
All's Fair at the Fair
A couple goes to the World's Fair.
I Yam Love Sick
Olive is reading a romance novel and munching on a gift box of candy from Bluto when Popeye drops by. She's too absorbed to notice him, so he feigns illness. The doctors are at a loss for a cure.
A neighborhood bully convinces Porky to take a puff from his cigar, causing Porky to hallucinate a smoke-man named Nick O. Teen, along with a musical number done by cigars, cigarettes and pipes in the likeness of the 3 Stooges, etc.
What Price Porky
Porky tries to feed his chickens, but some ducks steal the corn he puts out, then declare war. The battle rages, with the ducks against the chickens, sometimes in wing-to-wing combat, but also aerial attacks, and Porky finally turning the tide with his machine gun improvised from a wringer washer and a bag of corn. But the ducks still get the last laugh.