Winsor McCay, Part 2


A frame from "Gertie the Dinosaur," by Windsor McCay Public domain

Even as his career in comics was at its zenith, Winsor McCay continued to explore other business ventures for his art. He added vaudeville performances to his busy schedule, and then became an animation pioneer.

Holly's Research:

  • Canemaker, John. “Winsor McCay: His Life and Art.” Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 2005.
  • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. “Winsor McCay.” Encyclopædia Britannica. February 12, 2018. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Winsor-McCay
  • Merritt, Russell. “Winsor McCay: His Life and Art.” San Francisco Silent Film Festival. http://silentfilm.org/archive/winsor-mccay-his-life-and-art
  • Carr, Michelle Ph.D. “Do certain foods really cause bad dreams?” Psychology Today. Jan. 26, 2015. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/dream-factory/201501/do-certain-foods-really-cause-bad-dreams

Topics in this Podcast: winsor mccay, animation history, William Randolph Hearst, vaudeville, U.S. history, 20th century, 19th century, biographies, entertainment history, art history