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Alternate Title: Health For The Americas: Hookworm

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  • Theatrical Film
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: The U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs
  • Cartoon Characters: Careless Charlie.
  • Directed By James Algar.
  • Produced By Walt Disney Studios, The Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.
  • Originally Released on June 30, 1945.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Cartoon Summary:

Careless Charlie is infected with hookworm and must learn the appropriate medication and living conditions to get rid of it from a local clinic.

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "Health For The Americas: Hookworm."

Produced under the auspices of the Coordinator of Inter-American affairs. Careless Charlie was the main "character" Disney used to present health issues in the CIAA shorts. At the start of each...  (more)

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Growing up as a missionary kid in Kenya I remember Careless Charlie's hookworm cartoon as one that kept the locals rolling on the grass with laughter.
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