Nippers, chompers, grinders

Australia, 1980

Film Australian animation
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A film on dental hygiene for children ages 5-8. Janis, who refuses to brush her teeth, disappears down the plughole in order to escape that boring task. She meets three monsters, Nippers, Chompers and Grinders, each with specific tooth ailments and helps them overcome their disabilities. Voices: Valma Bolton, Colin Van Cao, Evelyn Krape, Stephen Radic, Claire Dobbin.

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Judy Nelson

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Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School



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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

U-Matic (low band); Access Print (Section 1)

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