Felix The Cat: Felix Turns The Tide

Title:
Felix The Cat: Felix Turns The Tide
NFSA ID:
41374
Year:
1922
Category:
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This clip is an excerpt from the animated short by Pat Sullivan and Otto Messmer, Felix Turns The Tide (1922).

After reading in the newspaper that rats have declared war on cats, Felix quits his job at the Meat Market, proposes to his girlfriend and signs up to join the war.

The first Felix the Cat film appeared in 1919 and these early incarnations of Felix were very popular. They have a simple animation style that was mixed with storylines that mirrored the social and political events of the period. 

Producers:
Pat Sullivan, MJ Winkler
Director:
Otto Messmer
Creator:
Pat Sullivan