Cartoon Cats of the Silver Screen
Presented by Tommy Stathes with live music by Donald Sosin
While cats may be a ubiquitous entity in today’s social media landscape, their popularity in screen entertainment is no recent phenomenon. Through printed comics and animated cartoons, cats became wildly popular in entertainment more than a century ago. In this presentation of rare archival 16mm prints from the collection of animation historian Tommy José Stathes, feline cartoon superstars of the 1910s through the 1930s—such as Felix the Cat, Krazy Kat, and a host of other lesser-knowns—will be shown. Program duration: 90 minutes.
Tickets: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with any questions regarding online reservations.)