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I'd Rather Have Cod Liver Oil (1931)

Dann schon lieber Lebertran (original title)
Each evening, before saying their prayers, some children swallow their cod liver oil. One evening, the youngest child makes a daring request in his prayer. "Why must it always be children ... See full summary »

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Each evening, before saying their prayers, some children swallow their cod liver oil. One evening, the youngest child makes a daring request in his prayer. "Why must it always be children who have to obey their parents ?" God is off duty and St. Peter is tired but, just before he falls asleep, he grants the prayer Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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