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Film, Video Krazy Kat, bugologist

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  • Krazy Kat, bugologist


  • While in the woods studying bugs, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse encounter a sleeping bee and an angry elephant.


  • Searl, Leon A., 1882-1919.
  • Herriman, George, 1880-1944, writing.
  • International Film Service.
  • Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : [International Film Service, 1916].


  • -  Cats--Drama
  • -  Mice--Drama
  • -  Bees--Drama
  • -  Elephants--Drama


  • Comedy films
  • Animated films
  • Short films
  • Fiction films


  • -  MP573 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 14Mar16; MP573.
  • -  Story, George Herriman.
  • -  Duration: 3:21 at 22 fps.
  • -  Summary from M/B/RS shelflist card.
  • -  Based on George Herriman's comic strip Krazy Kat.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; Library of Congress video collection, v. 3, Origins of American animation, 1900-1921; McIntire, J. Silent animated films at the Library of Congress, 1995; M/B/RS shelflist.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Digital file includes a piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.


  • 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., ca. 120 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
  • 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., ca. 120 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
  • 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 3 min., ca. 120 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. master pos pic.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 0567 (viewing print)
  • FRA 3051 (dupe neg pic)
  • FLA 0412 (master pos pic)


  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694013

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Searl, Leon A, George Herriman, International Film Service, and Ernst. Krazy Kat, bugologist. [United States: International Film Service, 1916] Video.

APA citation style:

Searl, L. A., Herriman, G., International Film Service & Ernst. (1916) Krazy Kat, bugologist. [United States: International Film Service] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Searl, Leon A, et al. Krazy Kat, bugologist. [United States: International Film Service, 1916] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.