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Hercules the bear receives cartoon award

Title
Hercules the bear receives cartoon award
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:45
Description
Report on the presentation of the Golden Joker of the Year award to Hercules the bear, by the Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain (CCGB). Police were reluctant to allow the grizzly star to leave his coach (and claimed he did not have the correct licence) but later relented and Hercules accepted with friend Andy Robin at the bar of the Cartoonist pub in Shoe Lane, London. Speaking are: Charles Potter, pub landlord; Ian Scott, Chairman of CCGB; Andy Robin. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Ian Scott; Charles Potter; Andy Robin
Keywords
Awards; London; Wild animals; Licences; Public houses; Cartoonists; Bears; Cartoonists’ Club of Great Britain; Hercules the Bear

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