Western Animation: Felix In Hollywood
1923 short subject featuring Otto Messmer's cartoon star Felix the Cat. The short is centered around Felix as he tries to get a job in show business, and encounters some other stars of the era such as Charlie Chaplin along the way.This short is in the Public Domain and can be viewed here.A
Tropes Used In This Short
- Circling Birdies: The star variation.
- Exactly What It Says on the Tin: It's Felix, and he's in Hollywood.
- It's Been Done: Parodied, as Felix invents what he thinks is a new act, but in reality has already been done by Charlie Chaplin, who indignantly scorns Felix for alledgedly stealing his act.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: Charlie Chaplin's cameo.
- Public Domain Animation
- Shape Shifter: At one point, Felix transforms into a briefcase in order to tag along with his owner to Hollywood.
- The Silent Age of Animation
- Speech Bubble
- You Just Ruined the Shot: Although in a twist on the trope, the director actually likes Felix's interruption and gives him a contract.