Felix the Cat filmography

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This is a complete list of animated films released theatrically starring Felix the Cat (169 silent cartoons and 15 sound cartoons or total of 183 cartoons). "View" links are linked to a public domain file of the cartoon at archive.org or the official British Pathé archives at britishpathe.com.[1]

Short films[edit]

Silent films[edit]

Paramount Pictures (1919–1921)[edit]

The first 25 Felix cartoons were distributed to theaters by Paramount Pictures. The character was named "Master Tom" until "The Adventures of Felix".

Felix in his very first screen appearance "Feline Follies" (1919)
Title Original release date
"Feline Follies" view November 9, 1919
"The Musical Mews" November 16, 1919
"The Adventures of Felix" December 14, 1919
"A Frolic with Felix" January 25, 1920
"Felix the Big Game Hunter" February 22, 1920
"Wrecking a Romeo" March 7, 1920
"Felix the Food Controller" April 11, 1920
"Felix the Pinch Hitter" April 18, 1920
"Foxy Felix"' May 16, 1920
"A Hungry Hoodoo" June 6, 1920
"The Great Cheese Robbery" June 13, 1920
"Felix and the Feed Bag" July 18, 1920
"Nifty Nurse" August 22, 1920
"The Circus" view September 26, 1920
"My Hero" October 24, 1920
"Felix the Landlord" November 21, 1920
"Felix's Fish Story" December 26, 1920
"Felix the Gay Dog" February 6, 1921
"Down on the Farm" February 13, 1921
"Felix the Hypnotist" March 20, 1921
"Free Lunch" April 17, 1921
"Felix Goes on Strike" May 15, 1921
"Felix Out of Luck" June 5, 1921
"The Love Punch" July 3, 1921
"Felix Left at Home" July 17, 1921

Margaret J. Winkler (1922–1925)[edit]

64 total cartoons

Felix and Charlie Chaplin share the screen in a memorable moment from "Felix in Hollywood" (1923).
Title Release Date
"Felix Saves the Day" view February 1, 1922
"Felix at the Fair" March 1, 1922
"Felix Makes Good" April 1, 1922
"Felix All at Sea" May 1, 1922
"Felix in Love" June 1, 1922
"Felix in the Swim" view July 1, 1922
"Felix Finds a Way" August 1, 1922
"Felix Gets Revenge" [1] September 1, 1922
"Felix Wakes Up" September 15, 1922
"Felix Minds the Kid" view October 1, 1922
"Felix Turns the Tide" view October 15, 1922
"Felix Fifty-Fifty" October 21, 1922
"Felix Comes Back" 1922
"Felix on the Trail" November 1, 1922
"Felix Lends a Hand" view November 15, 1922
"Felix Gets Left" December 1, 1922
"Felix in the Bone Age" view December 15, 1922
"Felix the Ghost Breaker" view January 1, 1923
"Felix Win's Out" [sic] January 15, 1923
"Felix Tries for Treasure" April 15, 1923
"Felix Revolts" view May 1, 1923
"Felix Calms His Conscience" May 15, 1923
"Felix the Globe Trotter" June 1, 1923
"Felix Gets Broadcasted" view June 15, 1923
"Felix Strikes it Rich" July 1, 1923
"Felix in Hollywood" view July 15, 1923
"Felix in Fairyland" view August 1, 1923
"Felix Laughs Last" August 15, 1923
"Felix and the Radio 1923
"Felix Fills a Shortage" November 15, 1923
"Felix the Goat-Getter" December 1, 1923
"Felix Goes A-Hunting" view December 15, 1923
"Felix Out of Luck" January 1, 1924
"Felix Loses Out" January 15, 1924
"Felix 'Hyps' the Hippo" February 1, 1924
"Felix Crosses the Crooks February 15, 1924
"Felix Tries to Rest" February 29, 1924
"Felix Doubles for Darwin" view March 15, 1924
"Felix Finds Out" view April 1, 1924
"Felix Cashes In" 1924
"Felix Fairy Tales" 1924
"Felix Pinches the Pole" view May 1, 1924
"Felix Puts it Over" May 15, 1924
"A Friend in Need" June 1, 1924
"Felix Finds 'Em Fickle" view June 15, 1924
"Felix Baffled by Banjos" June 15, 1924
"Felix All Balled Up" view July 1, 1924
"Felix Brings Home the Bacon" view July 15, 1924
"Felix Goes West" view August 1, 1924
"Felix Minds His Business" 1924
"Felix Grabs His Grub" September 1924
"Felix Goes Hungry" December 1, 1924
"Felix Finishes First" December 15, 1924
"Felix Wins and Loses" January 1, 1925
"Felix All Puzzled" view January 15, 1925
"Felix Follows the Swallows" February 1, 1925
"Felix Rests in Peace" February 15, 1925
"Felix Gets His Fill" March 1, 1925
"Felix Full O' Fight" April 13, 1925
"Felix Outwits Cupid" April 27, 1925
"Felix Monkeys with Magic" view May 8, 1925
"Felix Cops the Prize" May 25, 1925
"Felix Gets the Can" view June 8, 1925
"Felix Dopes it Out" view August 15, 1925

General Electric (ca. 1925 commercial for Mazda Lamps)[edit]

Title Release Date
"The Cat and the Kit" view ca. 1925

Educational Pictures (1925–1928)[edit]

78 total cartoons.

From "The Non-Stop Fright" (1927).
Title Release Date
"Felix the Cat Trifles With Time" August 23, 1925
"Felix the Cat Busts into Business" September 6, 1925
"Felix the Cat Trips thru Toyland" September 20, 1925
"Felix the Cat on the Farm" October 4, 1925
"Felix the Cat on the Job" October 18, 1925
"Felix the Cat in the Cold Rush" November 1, 1925
"Felix the Cat in Eats are West" November 15, 1925
"Felix the Cat Tries the Trades" November 29, 1925
"Felix the Cat at the Rainbow's End" December 13, 1925
"Felix the Cat Kept on Walking" December 27, 1925
"Felix the Cat Spots the Spook" January 10, 1926
"Felix the Cat Flirts with Fate" January 24, 1926
"Felix the Cat in Blunderland" February 7, 1926
"Felix the Cat Fans the Flames" February 21, 1926
"Felix the Cat Laughs it Off" March 7, 1926
"Felix the Cat Weathers the Weather" March 21, 1926
"Felix the Cat Uses His Head" April 4, 1926
"Felix the Cat Misses the Cue" April 18, 1926
"Felix the Cat Braves the Briny" May 2, 1926
"A Tale of Two Kitties" May 16, 1926
"Felix the Cat Scoots Through Scotland" May 30, 1926
"Felix the Cat Rings the Ringer" June 13, 1926
"School Daze" June 27, 1926
"Felix the Cat Seeks Solitude" July 11, 1926
"Felix the Cat Misses His Swiss" view recolor July 25, 1926
"Gym Gems" August 8, 1926
"Two-Lip Time" view August 22, 1926
"Scrambled Yeggs" September 5, 1926
"Felix the Cat Shatters the Sheik" September 19, 1926
"Felix the Cat Hunts the Hunter" October 3, 1926
"Land O' Fancy" October 17, 1926
"Felix the Cat Bursts a Bubble" October 31, 1926
"Reverse English" November 14, 1926
"Felix the Cat Trumps the Ace" November 28, 1926
"Felix the Cat Collars the Button" December 12, 1926
"Zoo Logic" December 29, 1926
"Felix the Cat Dines and Pines" January 9, 1927
"Pedigreedy" January 23, 1927
"Icy Eyes" February 6, 1927
"Felix the Cat Stars in Stripes" February 1927
"Felix the Cat Seems 'Em in Season" March 6, 1927
"Barn Yarns" March 20, 1927
"Germ Mania" April 3, 1927
"Sax Appeal" April 27, 1927
"Eye Jinks" May 1, 1927
"Roameo" May 15, 1927
"Felix the Cat Ducks His Duty" May 29, 1927
"Dough-Nutty" June 12, 1927
""Loco"Motive" June 26, 1927
"Art for Heart's Sake" July 10, 1927
"The Travel-Hog" July 14, 1927
"Jack From All Trades" August 7, 1927
"The Non-Stop Fright" view August 21, 1927
"Wise Guise" September 4, 1927
"Flim Flam Films" September 18, 1927
"Felix the Cat Switches Witches" October 2, 1927
"No Fuelin'" October 16, 1927
"Daze and Kights" October 20, 1927
"Uncle Tom's Crabbin'" November 13, 1927
"Whys and Other Whys" November 27, 1927
"Felix the Cat Hits the Deck" December 11, 1927
"Felix the Cat Behind in Front" December 25, 1927
"The Smoke Scream" January 8, 1928
"Draggin' th' Dragon" January 22, 1928
"The Oily Bird" February 5, 1928
"Ohm Sweet Ohm" February 19, 1928
"Japanicky" March 4, 1928
"Polly-tics" March 18, 1928
"Comicalamities" April 1, 1928
"Felix the Cat in Sure-Locked Homes" view April 15, 1928
"Eskimotive" April 19, 1928
"Arabiantics" May 13, 1928
"In- and Out-Laws" May 27, 1928
"Outdoor Indore" June 10, 1928
"Futuritzy" June 24, 1928
"Astronomeows" (a.k.a. "Astronomeous") July 8, 1928
"Jungle Bungles" July 22, 1928
"The Last Life" August 5, 1928

First National Pictures (1928–1929)[edit]

It is unknown if new Felix cartoons were produced during this period or if First National (sister company Warner Bros.) only redistributed earlier Felix cartoons.[citation needed]

Sound films[edit]

Copley Pictures (1929–1930)[edit]

Copley Pictures was the first distributor to issue Felix cartoons with sound.

Sound reissues[edit]

A number of silent Felix cartoons were also re-issued by Copley at this time, with their intertitles removed and sound added. Newer simple titles were also inserted in most reissues, which removed signs of Educational Pictures copyrights. However, in some cases, original titles and intertitles were retained. Jacques Kopfstein was hired by Pat Sullivan to add sound to the film. This was done via the "goat gland" system of adding sound. All Felix shorts that were re-issued in sound have Post-synchronized soundtracks. (The soundtrack was made to match the already-existing film.) As a result, the synchronization is not perfect, and there is occasionally an audible delay between the action and the sound effect.

Felix, Inky, and Winky in "April Maze" (1930)
Title Release Date
"The Oily Bird" 1929
"Felix The Cat Behind In Front" 1929
"The Non-Stop Fright" 1929
"Daze and Knights" view 1929
"Eskimotive" view 1929
"Astronomeous" (Astronomeows) 1929
"Futuritzy" view 1929
"Arabantics" view 1928
"Outdoor Indore" 1928
"Uncle Tom's Crabbin"[2] view 1929
"Switches Witches"[2] view 1929
"No Fuelin"[2] view 1929
"The Smoke Scream"[2] view 1929
"Japanicky"[2] view 1929
New releases[edit]

Copley also distributed 12 cartoons originally with sound.

Title Release Date
"False Vases" 1929
"One Good Turn" 1929
"Romeeow" view 1929
"The Cat's Meow"[3] 1929
"April Maze" view 1930
"Felix the Cat Woos Whoopee" view 1930
"Forty Winks" 1930
"Hootchy Kootchy Parlais Vous" 1930
"Oceantics" 1930
"Skulls and Sculls" view 1930
"Tee Time" 1930
unknown title[3] 1930

Van Beuren/RKO (1936)[edit]

Felix in the color cartoon "The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg" (1936)

This short revival of Felix (as a more gentrified character) was produced by Van Beuren Studios and distributed to theaters by RKO Radio Pictures. All of these cartoons were from the Rainbow Parade series and produced in three-strip Technicolor.

Title Original release date
"The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg" view February 7, 1936
"Neptune Nonsense" view March 20, 1936
"Bold King Cole" view May 29, 1936

Feature length films[edit]

More than five decades following the last theatrical shorts, a Felix feature film was produced. Though intended to be released theatrically, however it didn't happen and was release as DTV feature insteed.

Title Original release date
Felix the Cat: The Movie August 12, 1988

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.britishpathe.com
  2. ^ a b c d e British Pathé. "Felix The Cat". 
  3. ^ a b David Gerstein (October 8, 2011). "Felix the Cat Filmography 1919-1930?". GAC Forums Archives. Golden Age Cartoons. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. 

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