SUMMARY Gertie is a dinosaur who lives in present times. She encounters a train and dreams of being the life of the party in her time.
Among the final films of master cartoonist Winsor McCay are these pieces animated in collaboration with his son John and longtime assistant, John Fitzsimmons. They may have been released as part of the 1921 series Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend. Only these fragments seem to have survived.
CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : [Rialto Productions?, 1921].
NOTES Additional animators, John McCay, John Fitzsimmons.
Digital file includes a piano score composed and performed by Philip Carli.
SUBJECTS Dinosaurs--United States--Drama. Dreams--Drama. Railroads--United States--Drama. Fantasy--Animation--Short. Prehistoric--Animation--Short.
DIGITAL ID animp 4082 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/animp.4082
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Gertie The Dinosaur is the best known work by animator/cartoonist Winsor McCay (also known for...