Thursday, August 11, 2022

IAE17 NEWS: New Garner Holt Animatronics Feature Lifelike Movements

by Rona Gindin

With its new Living Faces of History line, Garner Holt Productions, Inc., ups the believability factor in figures such as long-ago U.S. presidents and celebrities, namesake President Garner Holt announced today the IAAPA trade show.

Above: Garner Holt. Top of page: Mike Blasko, Weigl Controls and Bill Butler, Garner Holt Productions. Photos and video by Rona Gindin for InPark.

At the core of this newest line is a face with 46 motions, complemented by a neck that functions seven distinct ways. What’s more, the faces are now covered with a silicone skin that is softer and more pliant than previous materials, and the characters run on electricity, meaning they are portable and self-contained. Prices range from $120,000 to $500,000 “for the Cadillac model,” Holt said.


It’s a dimensional thing: Garner Holt

Rona Gindin
Rona Gindin
InPark is pleased to welcome Rona Gindin ([email protected]), who joined our community of contributors in November 2017. Rona writes about tourism, business, travel, restaurant and lifestyle issues. Her work has appeared in Zagat,, Brides, Parenting, Endless Vacation and other publications and websites.

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