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C.O.I. dental health loop 1964.


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There are a number of infomericals described as 'filmlets' compiled onto a reel for television broadcast. Each title indicates that the material was created for the Ministry of Health and shown on television during programme breaks. 1. 'Odd Ode' b&w cartoon aimed at teens/young adults in rhyme is the story of three children who live next to each-other. When they grow up one of the boys wins the hand of his neighbour because he has beautiful teeth. 2. 'Brush your teeth' b&w cartoon 3. 'Empty Pockets' b&w live action. 4. 'The Chimp' b&w live action. A chimp naturally likes healthy food which both cleans and exercises his teeth. 5. 'Red Riding Hood' b&w live action. 6. 'Bobs Bunny' x 3 b&w cartoon. For younger children, a series of three cartoons about two friends and a rabbit. 5. 7. 'Mary's Nightmare' colour (very magenta) live action with animation. A girl doesn't clean her teeth before bed and then has nightmares 8. 'The Crocodile' colour animation. A boy and his mother go for a walk and encounter a crocodile.


UK : Central Office of Information, 1964.

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1 encoded moving image (09:34 min.) : sound ; color and black & white, PAL.



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Crown copyright

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There are no production credits on the film. COI for the Ministry of Health.


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