ANIMATED AND CONSTIPATED

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Here’s a lost industrial cartoon I’d like to see… THE AMAZING RECOVERY OF INBAD THE AILER. This animated cartoon was shown somewhere during the 1939 New York World’s Fair, and hasn’t been seen since. Sultan Inbad was the cartoon spokesperson for Saraka Laxative, a product of the Schering Corporation. This animated cartoon has all the earmarks of a Walter Lantz production. An 18 page color storybooklet (illustrated with stills from the film) and button were distributed to Fair goers – and that’s all that remains of this piece.If anyone has a film print, let us know. Here are some intriguing images from the production.

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Now, if you’ll pardon me, I gotta go…