It's difficult to be too hard on any silent cartoons, but by this stage they'd been making Felix cartoons for years, and had made much better ones than this six or seven years earlier. Basically by this stage Felix was going off the boil. You can forgive a lot, but there's really no excuse for poor comic timing, and in this short, scenes and shots which are supposed to be amusing are allowed to drag on interminably, way past the point that any comic potential is exhausted. It doesn't help that the story is pretty uninteresting either; the attempt to have a picnic in fickle autumn weather. Chase this one down only if you're a completist. Most likely you'll find it on a disc containing other much superior Felix shorts.
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