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Felix the Cat- World's Most Popular Cartoon from the Silent Film Era

Felix the Cat- World's Most Popular Cartoon from the Silent Film Era

In : Offbeat By storytimes About :-1 year ago

Wonder! We are talking about the most popular cartoon character of the silent era of films. Have you remember the black cat with big white eyes and the giant grin that pleased us many times in our childhood. Let’s start with the journey of Felix the Cat.

Is Felix the Cat from Disney?

Julius the Cat is the first animated character that appeared in first animated series developed by the Walt Disney. Julius was inspired by Felix the Cat and visually just similar to that.

What type of cat is Felix?

Felix the Cat is the imaginary animated character inspired by the anthropomorphic or we can say tuxedo cat that is very common in the United States.

Who owns Felix the Cat?

Felix the Cat character was firstly developed by Otto Messmer and Pat Sullivan in the early 1920s and Felix the Cat appeared in Feline Follies that released in 1919. Just explore the above video that was the first video starring Felix the Cat.

What is the meaning of the name Felix?

Felix is basically the Roman word which means in English lucky or successful. The name was given to this character of cat due to the meaning ‘lucky’.

What is the oldest cartoon in the world?

 

The French animated movie named as Fantasmagorie developed by the Emile Cohl considered as the oldest cartoon in the world. Explore the first cartoon in the above video.

Where is Felix the Cat?

Felix the Cat cartoon character was developed by the animator and cartoonist Otto Messmer and owned by an NYC based production studio whose owner named as Pat Sullivan.

Are tuxedo cats mostly male?

No, there is an equal number of male and female are found in tuxedo cats’ family.

Who drew Felix the Cat?

Felix the Cat was developed and designed by the animator and cartoonist Otto Messmer.

Who makes Felix cat food?

Felix pet food for the cats is a European brand that makes both types of cat food such as wet and dry and the brand Felix is owned by the company named as PURINA.

When was Felix the cat on TV?

Felix the Cat firstly appeared in a short movie named as Feline Follies that released in 1919.

Who is the Creator of Gertie the Dinosaur?

The animation movie Gertie the Dinosaur is considered as the oldest cartoon movie based on a dinosaur which was telecasted in 1914 and created by an American animator and cartoonist Winsor McCay. Just explore this old cartoon by the above video.

Although Felix the Cat was the cartoon of the ancient era, the developers did a great job and the presentation was just mind-blowing.