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Otto Messmer (1892–1983)

Cartoonist Otto Messmer was born in Union City (then known as West Hoboken), New Jersey, on Aug. 16, 1892. He showed an aptitude for drawing as early as grammar school, and his teachers encouraged him to follow that path. After graduating he took a correspondence course in art and attended the Thomas School of Art in New York City. He took a job ... See full bio »

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 1995 Los comienzos de la animación (Video documentary) (segment "Felix in Fairyland", uncredited)
 1931 Backyard Serenade (Short)
 1930 April Maze (Short)
 1930 Oceantics (Short)
 1930 Tee Time (Short)
 1929 One Good Turn (Short)
 1928 The Last Life (Short)
 1928 Jungle Bungles (Short)
 1928 Astronomeous (Short)
 1928 Futuritzy (Short)
 1928 Outdoor Indore (Short)
 1928 In and Out-Laws (Short)
 1928 Arabiantics (Short)
 1928 Eskimotive (Short)
 1928 Sure-Locked Homes (Short)
 1928 Comicalamities (Short)
 1928 Polly-tics (Short)
 1928 Japanicky (Short)
 1928 Ohm Sweet Ohm (Short)
 1928 The Oily Bird (Short)
 1928 Draggin' the Dragon (Short)
 1928 The Smoke Scream (Short)
 1928 Woos Whoopee (Short)
 1927 Felix Behind in Front (Short)
 1927 Whys and Otherwise (Short)
 1927 Uncle Tom's Crabbin' (Short)
 1927 Daze and Knights (Short)
 1927 No Fuelin' (Short)
 1927 Flim Flam Films (Short)
 1927 Wise Guise (Short)
 1927 The Non-Stop Fright (Short)
 1927 The Travel-Hog (Short)
 1927 Art for Heart's Sake (Short)
 1927 'Loco' Motive (Short)
 1927 Dough-Nutty (Short)
 1927 Felix the Cat as Romeeow (Short)
 1927 Eye Jinks (Short)
 1927 Sax Appeal (Short)
 1927 Germ Mania (Short)
 1927 Barn Yarns (Short)
 1927 Stars and Stripes (Short)
 1927 Icy Eyes (Short)
 1927 Pedigreedy (Short)
 1926 Zoo Logic (Short)
 1926 Reverse English (Short)
 1926 Land O'Fancy (Short)
 1926 Scrambled Yeggs (Short)
 1926 Two-Lip Time (Short)
 1926 Felix the Cat in Gym Gems (Short)
 1926 School Daze (Short)
 1926 A Tale of Two Kitties (Short)
 1925 At the Rainbow's End (Short)
 1925 Eats Are West (Short)
 1925 The Cold Rush (Short)
 1925 Felix the Cat on the Job (Short)
 1925 Felix the Cat on the Farm (Short)
 1925 Felix Trifles with Time (Short)
 1925 Felix Dopes It Out (Short)
 1925 Felix Finds 'Em Fickle (Short)
 1925 Felix Gets the Can (Short)
 1925 Felix Cops the Prize (Short)
 1925 Felix Monkeys with Magic (Short)
 1925 Felix Outwits Cupid (Short)
 1925 Felix Full o' Fight (Short)
 1925 Felix Gets His Fill (Short)
 1925 Felix Rests in Peace (Short)
 1925 Felix All Puzzled (Short)
 1925 Felix Wins and Loses (Short)
 1924 Felix 'Hyps' the Hippo (Short)
 1924 Felix Cashes In (Short)
 1924 Felix Fairy Tales (Short)
 1924 Felix Foozled (Short)
 1924 Felix Grabs His Grub (Short)
 1924 Felix Minds His Business (Short)
 1924 Felix Out of Luck (Short)
 1924 Felix Goes Hungry (Short)
 1924 Felix Finishes First (Short)
 1924 Felix Finds Out (Short)
 1924 Felix Goes West (Short)
 1924 Felix All Balled Up (Short)
 1924 Baffled by Banjos (Short)
 1924 Friend in Need (Short)
 1924 Felix Puts It Over (Short)
 1924 Felix Pinches the Pole (Short)
 1924 Felix Doubles for Darwin (Short)
 1924 Felix Tries to Rest (Short)
 1924 Felix Crosses the Crooks (Short)
 1924 Felix Hits the Hipps (Short)
 1924 Felix Loses Out (Short)
 1923 Felix and the Radio (Short)
 1923 Felix Goes A-Hunting (Short)
 1923 Felix the Goat Getter (Short)
 1923 Felix Fills a Shortage (Short)
 1923 Felix Laughs Last (Short)
 1923 Felix in Fairyland (Short)
 1923 Felix in Hollywood (Short)
 1923 Felix Strikes It Rich (Short)
 1923 Felix Gets Broadcasted (Short)
 1923 Felix the Globe Trotter (Short)
 1923 Felix Revolts (Short)
 1923 Felix Tries for Treasure (Short)
 1923 Felix Win's Out (Short)
 1923 Felix the Ghost Breaker (Short)
 1922 Felix Comes Back (Short)
 1922 Felix in the Bone Age (Short)
 1922 Felix Gets Left (Short)
 1922 Felix Lends a Hand (Short)
 1922 Felix on the Trail (Short)
 1922 Fifty-Fifty (Short)
 1922 Felix Turns the Tide (Short)
 1922 Felix Minds the Kid (Short)
 1922 Felix Wakes Up (Short)
 1922 Felix Gets Revenge (Short)
 1922 Felix Finds a Way (Short)
 1922 Felix in the Swim (Short)
 1922 Felix in Love (Short)
 1922 Felix All at Sea (Short)
 1922 Felix Makes Good (Short)
 1922 Felix at the Fair (Short)
 1922 Felix Saves the Day (Short) (uncredited)
 1921 Felix the Gay Dog (Short)
 1921 Felix Left at Home (Short)
 1921 Out of Luck (Short)
 1921 The Love Punch (Short)
 1921 Felix Goes on Strike (Short)
 1921/I The Hypnotist (Short)
 1921 Free Lunch (Short)
 1920 Felix Hits the North Pole (Short)
 1920 Felix the Landlord (Short)
 1920 My Hero (Short)
 1920 Kill or Cure (Short)
 1919 Musical Mews (Short)
 1919 The Adventures of Felix (Short)
 1919 Feline Follies (Short)
 1917 A Good Liar (Short)
 1917 Them Were the Happy Days (Short)
 1916 Motor Mat and His Flivver (Short)
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