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"Felix the Cat" (1959) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1959-

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Felix the Cat -- The Professor plots to steal “the magic bag” from Felix, Felix is rocketed into space by the Professor, and Felix meets the Abominable Snowman.
Felix the Cat -- The Professor heads West to ambush Felix, the Professor uses his Electronic Brainwasher to find the secret of Felix’s “magic bag,” and the Professor disguising himself as Felix.
Felix the Cat -- The professor disguises himself as Dinah the Dinosaur and traps Felix, Felix gets swallowed by a giant whale, and Felix sets sail on a Ghost Ship.
Felix the Cat -- The professor, disguised as the Captain of the Ghost Ship, challenges Felix to a duel, the Professor turns Felix into ancient Egyptian art, and detective Felix is on the prowl for the evil Rock Bottom.
Felix the Cat -- Felix stops Rock Bottom from stealing all the rubber needed for bouncy balls and balloons, Rock Bottom falls into a streak of bad luck, and the Professor and Rock Bottom kidnap Felix and turn him into stone!

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Cast

 (Series Cast [1])
Jack Mercer ... Felix / ... (22 episodes, 1959-1961)

Series Directed by
Joseph Oriolo (21 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Writing credits
Joseph Oriolo (unknown episodes, 1960)
Joseph Sabo (unknown episodes, 1960)
Joe Stultz (unknown episodes, 1960)

Series Produced by
Joseph Oriolo .... producer (22 episodes, 1959-1961)

Pat Sullivan Jr. .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1960)
 
Series Original Music by
Winston Sharples (21 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Animation Department
James Tyer .... animator (17 episodes, 1960-1961)
Al Eugster .... animator (4 episodes, 1961)

Ellsworth Barthen .... animator (unknown episodes, 1960)
John Gentilella .... animator (unknown episodes, 1960)
Grim Natwick .... animator (unknown episodes, 1960)
Clifford Augustson .... animator (unknown episodes)
Frank Endres .... animator (unknown episodes)
George Germanetti .... animator (unknown episodes)
Reuben Grossman .... animator (unknown episodes)
Thomas Johnson .... animator (unknown episodes)
Steve Muffati .... animator (unknown episodes)
George Rufle .... animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Winston Sharples .... composer: stock music / musical director (5 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Other crew
John King .... original creator (unknown episodes)
Otto Messmer .... original creator (unknown episodes)
Pat Sullivan .... original creator (unknown episodes)
 

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Trivia:
The theme song was recorded in New York City in 1959. It was sung by East Coast big band singer Ann Bennett. The 15-minute session paid her $75 and resulted in both an English and Spanish version.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: In the pilot episode The Magic Bag, not listed on IMDB, when Felix is captured by the tractor beam, his yowl is out of sync with the picture. This has been corrected on the DVD.See more »
Quotes:
[theme song]
Singer:Felix the cat, / The wonderful, wonderful cat. / Whenever he gets in a fix / He reaches into his bag of tricks. / Felix the cat, / The wonderful, wonderful cat. / You'll laugh so much your sides will ache. / Your heart will go pit-a-pat, / Watching Felix the wonderful cat.
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Featured in 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
"What will happen to Felix, in the NEXT exciting adventure...of Felix the Cat!?", 26 October 2001
Author: Kevin from Venice, CA, USA

At the end of each little episode, the announcer (apparently Jack Mercer--as I see in the title page that he did every other voice on the program) would say this in a low, growly voice. In the background of the soundtrack, there would be a string section doing that sustained-one-note-suspense thing that we've all heard in a million different films. Used to scare the crap outta me--almost as bad as Koko the Clown popping out of that damned inkwell. Even though the sensibilities that went into this kind of animation helped to shape (warp?) me, and I love them to this day, sometimes I think that the old time animators were sadists who hated kids. Either that or I was just a wuss.

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