Albert "Big Al" Bertino, 84, a Disney...


Albert "Big Al" Bertino, 84, a Disney animator who created many of the attractions at Disneyland, died Sunday in Los Angeles.

One of his most famous creations was Country Bear Jamboree, a stage show featuring an animatronic bear named "Big Al" that he said was his self-portrait. His other creations at the Anaheim, Calif., amusement park have been crowd favorites since the early days of Disneyland -- Pirates of the Caribbean, Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, Treasure Island and the Haunted Mansion.

Herb Cornuelle, 76, who at 38 was the youngest president in Dole Co. history, died of abdominal cancer Tuesday in Honolulu, Hawaii. He became vice president of the fruit empire in 1953. Five years later, he became president.

Pub Date: 8/23/96

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