Pierre (Animatronic)

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Pierre (Animatronic) 

Release

Units Produced: 2
Release Date: 1978
Manufacturer: Creative Engineering

Info

Pierre LeBear was created for the Bear Country Jubilee which was sold to Morey's Piers and Americana Amusement Park. His mech was later reused for Pete Thornsberry in the Hard Luck Bears.

History

Pierre along with the Bear Country Jubilee show was developed from 1977 - 1978. One show would be sold to Americana Amusement Park in Monroe, Ohio. The current whereabouts of the show is unknown. A 2nd show was sold to Morey's Piers in Wildwood, New Jersey. This show was sold back to CEI in 1984[1] and currently resides at the CEI museum.

Design

In his design for Americana Amusement Park, he wore a a collar and black bowtie. At Morey's Piers, he wore a red, paisley bowtie and blue vest.

Movements

Due to his mech being reused for the Hard Luck Bears, we have a better idea of his movements than the others. There still may be some differences however.

  • Mouth
  • Head left
  • Head up
  • Left eyelid raise
  • Right eyelid raise
  • Body turn
  • Left arm raise
  • Right arm raise
  • Left elbow
  • Right elbow

Gallery

  1. https://youtu.be/0l6-6ewuY70?si=GX_FAUIVmPuayYyv&t=1545