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Jungle Ted and the Lacy Button-Poppers

2D STOP-FRAME minimalist animation five-minuter parked just before HORSE IN THE HOUSE. “Ted” is a white-man Tarzan-type character, swinging through the trees, eating bananas etc. Titular others included a cowardly chimpanzee and a supercilious crocodile. Motion achieved by attaching their arms and legs to their bodies via those funny brass paper-fasteners that you used to get in art lessons, the ones that folded back (hence show’s title, “Lacy Button-Poppers”). Well, it was the 70s. “Prices” and all.

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  1. THX 1139

    April 26, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    Was this Israeli? The only evidence it existed is the opening titles on YouTube in Hebrew. I do know Tarzan was huge in Israel, so maybe it’s not surprising. I swear there’s many more Tarzan spoofs and rip-offs than there are official Tarzan productions.

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