Alternate Title: Gertie the DinosaurGertie (Gertie the Dinosaur, Winsor McCay's Gertie) (1914) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Live-Action Film with Animated Sequence(s)
- Winsor McCay
- Distributed by: Vitagraph Film Corporation, Box Office Attractions, Jewel Productions
- Cartoon Characters: Gertie the Dinosaur, Sea Monsters, Elephants, Monkey.
Live Action: Winsor McCay, George McManus, Roy McCardell.
- Directed By Winsor McCay.
- Produced By Winsor McCay.
- Animated By Winsor McCay.
- Written By Winsor McCay.
- Originally Released on September 15, 1914.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 12 minutes.
- Black & White
Winsor McCay first appears on camera in Gertie with cartoonist George McManus and humorist Roy McCardell. They visit a natural history museum and the remains of a dinosaur. McCay bets McManus that he can make the dinosaur live again in a series of cartoons. Thus,... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
"Gertie the Dinosaur," "Winsor McCay's Gertie," "Winsor McCay America's Greatest Cartoonist And Gertie."
Silent cartoon; mix of animation and live action. In 1991, "Gertie the Dinosaur" was one of 25 films added by the Library of Congress' National Film Preservation Board to the National Film Registry. In the early years of the 20th century, Winsor... (more)
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