This is the second movie I remember seeing in a theater and it left an impression. The color palette alone was enough to sear into consciousness. So vibrant and not of Ohio.
I never paid much mind to Popeye the cartoon, but the characters came to life with song here and all the makeup and costumes were well done (though I wouldn’t be able to pinpoint that til later in life.)
I also have found that you can visit the island where it is filmed. Here’s a long read about the destination by AirBnB.
I mean, look at it: