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Giro - Fast and Loose
Don’t listen to Slacky the Sloucher or Giro the Germ will stage a jailbreak – public health cartoon by the Health & Cleanliness Council
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1935 9 mins Silent
You didn’t listen to Slacky the Sloucher did you? This surprisingly modern looking layabout gads about town preaching his skiving philosophy, and the next thing you know Giro the Germ is loose. The Health and Cleanliness Council had come up with the beastly Giro character in 1927, and this was his fourth appearance on film. Look up Giro the Germ Episode 1 elsewhere on the Player to see the rapid change in style and technique.
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