Hippopotamus Dental Care

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Location:
353753_1_1
Yes
Spain
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Timecode:
1955  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:33:34 - 00:34:20
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Original Film:
1611
028-729-08
Madrid zoo-goers get their kicks watching the giant hippo, and its keepers at feeding time. Starts with a bath, then a meal of few hundred pounds of potatoes, and some dare-devil dentistry as a keeper polishes the huge tusks. Hippos gets teeth brushed. Establishing shot - Two zoo keepers washing and scrubbing down a hippopotamus. CUS - If one can tell this hippo looks very content. MCUS - Zoo keeper feeding it buckets of potatoes. CUS - Two little boys are watching the hippo expo with complete amazement on their faces. CUS - Now the zoo keepers are brushing the hippo's teeth. MCUS - A crowd of people watching the hippo in amazement. CUS - Zoo crowd. CUS - The zoo keeper has a potato or piece of fruit in his hand and the hippo opens his mouth very wide. Closing shot.