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  • Short Summary

    The tails of various animals are compared - horses, tapirs, scorpions etc.

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    Story about animals tails.

    "Lots of "fly swatters" have been invented since Noah left the Ark, but few can beat these, the original - " M/S of horse and foal - tails swishing. We then see a South American Tapir - first his head as he eats a branch held out to him by a zoo keeper - then a C/U of his little stubby tail. "Caution! Don't try this on a mule!" What I assume is the Tapir's tail is held up towards the camera.

    Intertitle reads: ""What about the Scorpion? If Dempsey had packed a wallop such as this little tail can give, Tunney would never have won the Championship!" C/U of a scorpion being teased by with a pencil to make it angry. "And there's the South American Coati, with the makings of a fine swatter in his useful appendage - "

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 666.

    Note: Gene Tunney.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:38:25:00 / 01:39:44:00
    EP 164

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