• Film

    Felix the Cat

    Felix has to be seen to be believed: My favorite thing about Felix’s 1920s cartoons is that he operates by a straight forward and immediately logic, that is completely different from what we in the real world usually call logic. Partially that’s “Cat logic” (lets go on a date at the back fence), partially that’s cartoon logic (lets use my tail as a gocart), and it all makes a whole lot of sense despite not resembling human logic in any shape or form. The cartoons are also quite adult at times, as seen in the one above. The six shorts shown at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival had slightly…