above: Gertie the Dinosaur (Winsor McCay, 1914)
Icon: Early Bugs Bunny model drawn by Robert Givens
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Special effects supervisor Chris Jenkins says suggesting the dancing Esmerelda in spectral form within the flames of a fire is “the essence of animation — moving shapes and flickers of light to so engage the audience that you suggest in their minds many things at once: a literal fire, a dance, a character, a feeling of sensuality.”

Special effects supervisor Chris Jenkins says suggesting the dancing Esmerelda in spectral form within the flames of a fire is “the essence of animation — moving shapes and flickers of light to so engage the audience that you suggest in their minds many things at once: a literal fire, a dance, a character, a feeling of sensuality.”