The 720 Pound 20 Year Old!

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Location:
489602_1_1
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Illinois
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Timecode:
1946  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:52:55 - 00:53:58
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Original Film:
1771
019-532-02
The 720 Pound 20 Year Old! Newsreel about 20 yr old Robert Earl Hughes of Bayless, Illinois, who weighs in at 720 lb. MSs grotesquely obese Robert Hughes waddling out of shack home, using cane for balance; his parents follow him out. MS mother Georgia Hughes holding his disgustingly fleshy upper arm to show how large he is. MS/CUs tape measurer around his waist, measuring 109 inches. MS Georgia holding up six yards of material sewn together into a jacket. MS two of Robert's brothers holding up a pair of his overalls, each one climbing into a trouser leg. MS huge Robert standing next to his brothers wearing the overalls. MCU chickens pecking; MS Robert feeding chickens. MS Robert walking with a small boy away from camera.