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, for a 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 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 view 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 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 view 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 view 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 view [sic] January 15, 1923
Felix Tries for Treasure view 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 view 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 view February 1, 1925
Felix Rests in Peace February 15, 1925
Felix Gets His Fill view 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 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 Sees '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 Knights 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. There were 12 originally with sound, and 15 reissues, for a total of 27 cartoons.

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
Arabiantics 1928
Outdoor Indore 1928
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
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
Whys and Otherwise (Whys and Other Whys) 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 released as DTV feature instead.

Title Original release date
Felix the Cat: The Movie October 1988 (London Film Festival)

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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