Travelaughs "At The Zoo" 1922

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Various jokes are told by means of intertitles and animations. "What is home without a mother...? What is a zoo without a Lion...?" Stop frame animation sequence shows an ink bottle with ink spurting out of it and making a blot. A lion's face appears on the blot. Dissolve into a shot of a real lion...



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EP 276
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