Teeth are to keep

Canada, 1949

Film
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A gaily colored cartoon with a cheerful little story to drive home the importance of the four essentials of tooth care. The film shows the function of various teeth and the foods that will help to keep them healthy. Brushing teeth after every meal is stressed, as well as yearly visits to the dentist. Animation reveals how a tooth decays.

Credits

director

Dino Rigolo

Jim MacKay

producer

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29299

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dental care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dental health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nutrition and dental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teeth - Care and hygiene

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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