664.1 #12 (WDW Qual #189

Jan 28, 2013 6:25 AM  WDW Talk Land
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GERTIE THE DINOSAUR. Created by cartoonist Winsor McCay in 1914. The cartoon itself was an "interactive" 12 minute clip with McCay, using carefully scripted lines, in which he would have Gertie perform tricks. The grand finale was with him going behind the screen and ending up in the clip, riding Gertie as they left the screen. The clip was somewhat of an inspiration to Walt. So, being what Disney's-MGM Studios was, they decided to add her in as a reference (and homage) to a great moment in animation history. - IndyandMarion  1278.9 #4 8:32AM
Thank you, I love hearing the "why's " behind Walts thinking😊 - mmddgp  948.2 #7 11:20AM
Thank you for that!!! - Hendizl  2821.9 #46 12:27PM
Thanks for the info - 5disneylovers  1152.4 #6 5:46PM
Cool thanks for bit of history. Wondered about the dinosaur and it's significance. - txdisneymomma  120.4 #66 6:06PM
Good morning...have a great day - dxcmama  333.2 #26 6:27AM
So much history with that dino. It's a shame so many people just pass her by. - IndyandMarion  1278.9 #4 6:28AM
I always take pics of her but I don't think I know her history. Could you please share? - Schramke  664.1 #12 6:33AM
I would like to know also - tracsant  1477.7 #2 6:40AM
Yes, what is her story? She seems so out of place. - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad  1397.0 #3 6:47AM
Have fun , looks beautiful out:) - tracsant  1477.7 #2 6:40AM
Have fun!!!! And good morning! - MomWithAJuiceBoxBuzz  1190.7 #145 6:46AM
Looks like another beautiful Disney day!! Have a great one :-) - Maleficent69  124.7 #64 7:01AM
Good Morning!! Have a fantastic day!! - JessiBelle22  78.4 #82 8:15AM
Good morning!! =) - eeyorefan107l  280.2 #30 8:27AM
Good afternoon - skcanfield  563.2 #15 11:44AM
Good afternoon! Have a great time. - disneycm  701.1 #11 12:45PM
Good evening :) - mzdisnee  567.6 #13 6:36PM

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