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Fritz the Cat

Fritz the Cat, X-rated cartoon feature based on the characters created by Robert Crumb, is an amusing, diverting, handsomely executed poke at youthful attitudes. Production follows the title character through a series of bawdy and playpen-political encounters. Excellent animation and montage shore up a plot which has a few howls, several chuckles and many smiles.

Fritz the Cat, X-rated cartoon feature based on the characters created by Robert Crumb, is an amusing, diverting, handsomely executed poke at youthful attitudes. Production follows the title character through a series of bawdy and playpen-political encounters. Excellent animation and montage shore up a plot which has a few howls, several chuckles and many smiles.

With an excellent vocal characterization by Skip Hinnant, Fritz lurches his amiable way through group sex encounters, police chases, black ghettos, motorcycle revolutionaries and assorted devastation of property. Rosetta Le Noire, John McCurry and Judy Engles vocalize the other characters, with as much success as Hinnant.

Fritz the Cat

Production: Krantz/Cinemation. Director Ralph Bakshi; Producer Steve Krantz; Screenplay Ralph Bakshi; Editor Renn Reynolds; Music Ed Bogas, Ray Shanklin

Crew: (Color) Available on VHS. Extract of a review from 1972. Running time: 77 MIN.

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