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GertieCan a sophisticated a modern audience, raised on a diet of hi-tech animations with million dollar budgets and the latest special effects learn anything from Gertie? The technology may have been more primitive, but many of the same principles apply.

View either the full version or just the animated sequence of 'Gertie the Dinosaur' by Winsor MacCay on YouTube.

Working as a whole class or in groups, list the strongest and weakest aspects of the cartoon and discuss how McCay:

Record your findings on the worksheet.

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