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Gertie the Dinosaur (1914)

Gertie the Dinosaur
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Winsor McCay Winsor McCay
Winsor McCay
George McManus George McManus
George McManus
Roy L. McCardell Roy L. McCardell
Roy McCardell
Thomas A. Thomas A. 'Tad' Dorgan
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Tom Powers Tom Powers
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The cartoonist, Winsor McCay, brings the Dinosaurus back to life in the figure of his latest creation, Gertie the Dinosaur. Although not the first animated film, as is sometimes thought, it was the first cartoon to feature a character with an appealing personality.
Release date: 15 September 1914
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"Winsor McCay's ‘Gertie the Dinosaur’ remains one of the most famous animated shorts of all time. Often wrongly credited as being the first animated film, McCay’s film does make a convincing claim to creating the first cartoon star. In her canine like capering and interplay with McCay’s master of ceremonies, Gertie far surpasses all other attempts at characterisation that went before her. From Reynaud’s stiff painted figures and Blackton’s chalk outlines to Starewicz’s spindly insec"


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"DIR: Winsor McCay SUMMARY: Winsor McCay presents Gertie, the only dinosaur in captivity. Disobedient, playful and childlike, Gertie became the first well-rounded personality in animation. WHY IT'S HERE: 'Gertie the Dinosaur' remains one of the most famous animated shorts of all time. Often wrongly credited as being the first animated film, McCay's film does make a convincing claim to creating the first cartoon star. In her canine like capering and interplay with McCay's master of ceremonies"


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