History WesternAnimation / FelixTheCat

18th May '16 11:37:41 AM Mario1995
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Since then, Felix has had on-and-off revivals, from Japanese/American-produced ''Baby Felix'' to the 2004 direct-to-video special ''Felix the Cat Saves Christmas''. Don Oriolo, the current owner of the series, claims that a CGI cartoon series was in the works, but nothing has come of it yet.

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Since then, Felix has had on-and-off revivals, from Japanese/American-produced ''Baby Felix'' to the 2004 direct-to-video special ''Felix the Cat Saves Christmas''. Don Oriolo, the current former owner of the series, claims character, claimed that a CGI cartoon series was in the works, but nothing has had come of it yet.
in the years that passed.
28th Apr '16 5:55:32 PM Mario1995
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In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation, but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character.

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In June 2014, the rights to Felix were bought by Creator/DreamWorksAnimation, but Don Oriolo says he is still involved with what they do with the character. So far, Dreamworks is only using the character as a fashion brand, and there don't seem to be plans to make a new cartoon series with the character. \n That might change when [[Creator/{{NBC}} NBC]][[Creator/{{Universal}} Universal]] completes its acquisition of [=DreamWorks=] Animation, though.
17th Apr '16 12:52:19 PM morenohijazo
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* SeadogPegLeg: Captain Kidd steals "The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg" in the 1936 cartoon. He duels ably with Felix at first, until his peg gets stuck in a knothole on the pirate ship's deck.
12th Mar '16 11:54:08 AM MarkLungo
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After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, although he remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a popular TV series in the very late 1950s and early 1960's, run by former [[FleischerStudios Fleischer]] and [[FamousStudios Famous animator]] [[NoteworthyFleischerStaff Joe Oriolo]], who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.

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After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, although he remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a popular TV series in the very late 1950s and early 1960's, run by former [[FleischerStudios [[Creator/MaxAndDaveFleischer Fleischer]] and [[FamousStudios [[Creator/FamousStudios Famous animator]] [[NoteworthyFleischerStaff [[UsefulNotes/NoteworthyFleischerStaff Joe Oriolo]], who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.
8th Feb '16 5:08:37 PM GrammarNavi
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One of the oldest and [[LongRunner longest lasting]] animated cartoon characters, ''Felix the Cat'', created by animator Creator/OttoMessmer [[note]]Pat Sullivan claimed credit for Felix's creation during his lifetime, but Messmer revealed after Sullivan's death that he [Messmer] was the creator of the character--this claim is also backed by former employees of the Pat Sullivan studio[[/note]] made his [[TheSilentAgeOfAnimation 1919]] theatrical debut as one of several cartoon components in ''Paramount Screen Magazine'' split-reels, then graduated to a standalone series in 1922. He was the star of an experimental TV broadcast in 1928, and the basis for a classic (but unauthorized!) wall-clock design. Felix's adorable appearance, witty personality, love of high living, and comically versatile tail helped him achieve a level of popularity that he maintained until 1929, when MickeyMouse's [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation sound cartoons]] started to grow in popularity and studio founder/CEO Pat Sullivan refused to produce sound films, not helped by his descent into heavy alcoholism due to his wife's apparent suicide, and his subsequent death.

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One of the oldest and [[LongRunner longest lasting]] animated cartoon characters, ''Felix the Cat'', created by animator Creator/OttoMessmer [[note]]Pat Sullivan claimed credit for Felix's creation during his lifetime, but Messmer revealed after Sullivan's death that he [Messmer] was the creator of the character--this claim is also backed by former employees of the Pat Sullivan studio[[/note]] made his [[TheSilentAgeOfAnimation [[UsefulNotes/TheSilentAgeOfAnimation 1919]] theatrical debut as one of several cartoon components in ''Paramount Screen Magazine'' split-reels, then graduated to a standalone series in 1922. He was the star of an experimental TV broadcast in 1928, and the basis for a classic (but unauthorized!) wall-clock design. Felix's adorable appearance, witty personality, love of high living, and comically versatile tail helped him achieve a level of popularity that he maintained until 1929, when MickeyMouse's [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation sound cartoons]] started to grow in popularity and studio founder/CEO Pat Sullivan refused to produce sound films, not helped by his descent into heavy alcoholism due to his wife's apparent suicide, and his subsequent death.
8th Feb '16 6:40:42 AM CaptainTedium
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In the Trans-Lux series episode "The Glittering Jewels", the Professor states that he feels like a jackass after his and Rock Bottom's first scheme at stealing the Crown Jewels is thwarted.
7th Feb '16 3:01:47 PM nombretomado
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One of the oldest and [[LongRunner longest lasting]] animated cartoon characters, ''Felix the Cat'', created by animator Creator/OttoMessmer [[note]]Pat Sullivan claimed credit for Felix's creation during his lifetime, but Messmer revealed after Sullivan's death that he [Messmer] was the creator of the character--this claim is also backed by former employees of the Pat Sullivan studio[[/note]] made his [[TheSilentAgeOfAnimation 1919]] theatrical debut as one of several cartoon components in ''Paramount Screen Magazine'' split-reels, then graduated to a standalone series in 1922. He was the star of an experimental TV broadcast in 1928, and the basis for a classic (but unauthorized!) wall-clock design. Felix's adorable appearance, witty personality, love of high living, and comically versatile tail helped him achieve a level of popularity that he maintained until 1929, when MickeyMouse's [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation sound cartoons]] started to grow in popularity and studio founder/CEO Pat Sullivan refused to produce sound films, not helped by his descent into heavy alcoholism due to his wife's apparent suicide, and his subsequent death.

After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, although he remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a popular TV series in the very late 1950s and early 1960's, run by former [[FleischerStudios Fleischer]] and [[FamousStudios Famous animator]] [[NoteworthyFleischerStaff Joe Oriolo]], who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.

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One of the oldest and [[LongRunner longest lasting]] animated cartoon characters, ''Felix the Cat'', created by animator Creator/OttoMessmer [[note]]Pat Sullivan claimed credit for Felix's creation during his lifetime, but Messmer revealed after Sullivan's death that he [Messmer] was the creator of the character--this claim is also backed by former employees of the Pat Sullivan studio[[/note]] made his [[TheSilentAgeOfAnimation 1919]] theatrical debut as one of several cartoon components in ''Paramount Screen Magazine'' split-reels, then graduated to a standalone series in 1922. He was the star of an experimental TV broadcast in 1928, and the basis for a classic (but unauthorized!) wall-clock design. Felix's adorable appearance, witty personality, love of high living, and comically versatile tail helped him achieve a level of popularity that he maintained until 1929, when MickeyMouse's [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation sound cartoons]] started to grow in popularity and studio founder/CEO Pat Sullivan refused to produce sound films, not helped by his descent into heavy alcoholism due to his wife's apparent suicide, and his subsequent death.

After a short lived attempt at a Felix revival with sound and color during [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1936]] via Creator/VanBeurenStudios, the cat's theatrical career was once again put on ice, although he remained a popular character in newspapers and comic books. Eventually migrated to a popular TV series in the very late 1950s and early 1960's, run by former [[FleischerStudios Fleischer]] and [[FamousStudios Famous animator]] [[NoteworthyFleischerStaff Joe Oriolo]], who had served as an assistant for Messmer on his Felix comics. Despite having [[InNameOnly virtually nothing in common with the original cartoons]], these TV shorts were a smash hit, and ultimately immortalized Felix as a pop-culture icon. Jack Mercer, better known as ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}, did all the character voices in the Trans-Lux Felix series.
7th Feb '16 2:24:32 AM eroock
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->''Felix the Cat,''\\

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->''Felix ->''"Felix the Cat,''\\



''Watching Felix, the wonderful cat!''
-->--''Felix the Cat'' ThemeSong, 1950s

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''Watching Felix, the wonderful cat!''
-->--''Felix
cat!"''
-->-- ''Felix
the Cat'' ThemeSong, 1950s
19th Jan '16 1:16:56 PM bt8257
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* CrossDressingVoices: Felix was voiced by Mae Questel in the 30's Van Beuren Studios shorts.
19th Jan '16 1:15:46 PM bt8257
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* CrossdressingVoices: Felix was voiced by Mae Questel in the 30's Van Beuren Studios shorts.

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* CrossdressingVoices: CrossDressingVoices: Felix was voiced by Mae Questel in the 30's Van Beuren Studios shorts.
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