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    "Nobody, not even you Madam, escapes the tyranny of the powder puff." C/U of a woman powdering her nose. She looks into a mirror.

    "On the other hand, Mr. and Mrs. Jumbo are equally worried over their friend's brushwork - " M/S of an elephant being given a bath. 3 zoo keepers use brooms to brush its body. Good C/U of woman looking into a mirror and combing her hair. "Jumbo gets another kind..." Two elephants are sprayed with water by a keeper. The elephants seem to drink the water as it is sprayed into their mouths.

    "Ever since he left school, Jumbo hated soap." Keeper uses a brush to scrub the elephants' ears, face and feet. "Pedicure, too - " C/U of woman using orange stick to push back her cuticles - manicure more than pedicure really! She looks at her nails. "This would put toil into any toilet!" M/S of elephant with his foot up on a bench. A keeper files down the nails on his feet. C/U of the keeper as he gives the elephant a pedicure.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 522.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:04:00 / 01:19:59:00
    EP 213
    Sort Number:
    EP 243
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    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    Make-up Cosmetics & Make-Up Vintage Beauty rosemary
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