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  • (n) the construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland)


  1. The studio had its live-action and animated films, but it had also pioneered audio-animatronics in its theme parks and at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.
  2. The touch of herky-jerky in his work was an imitation not so much of life but of audio-animatronicsa brilliantly imaginative choice.
  3. As operated by animatronics ace Walt Conti, Flipper is a cool dude.


  • DEARBORN: Maker Faire returns to Henry Ford

    DEARBORN — On Saturday and Sunday, more than 400 tinkers, hackers and inventors will make their way to The Henry Ford for the fourth annual Maker Faire Detroit. Recognized by both the state House and Senate as Maker Faire Detroit Weekend in Michigan, the two-day festival features a little bit of everything for the whole family from baseball-pitching robots, flame shooters and animatronics to ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Dearborn Press & Guide

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  1. "The only thing I will be pushing for more in these films than the other three are full animatronics and animatronic creatures enhanced with CGI, as opposed to CGI creatures themselves. We really want to take the state-of-the-art animatronics and...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: New Zealand Herald

  2. "The music is, I think, is extraordinary. The costumes are beautiful. I just think it is a really nice night of family theater that is not based on a cartoon and that is not Disney," Gilbert said. "There are no animatronics."
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: Melissa Gilbert Source:

  3. "Animatronics have played a key role in creating some of film's most memorable and beloved characters. We are excited to be a part of this exhibit giving the public a rare opportunity to see their favorite creatures up close," says Brian Henson,...
    on Apr 19, 2006 By: Brian Henson Source: Animation Magazine

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