Gertie the Dinosaur ()

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Gertie the Dinosaur

Directed by:

Winsor McCay

Animated by:

Windsor McCay

Backgrounds by:

Winsor McCay

Release date:

1914

Running time:

12 min (general release version)

Color process:

B&W

Synopsis


This silent B&W film, comprised of live action and animation, follows Windsor McCay’s bet that he can return a dinosaur to life through the spectacle of animation.

Reception:


Gertie the Dinosaur was the “first universally popular cartoon release,” according to the website for The New York Times.

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