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Hugo the Hippo (1975)
"Hugó, a víziló" (original title)

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The Sultan of Zanzibar has a problem--his harbor is infested with sharks. To solve the problem, he brings in twelve hippos to keep the sharks away, and it works. But once the hippos are no ... See full summary »

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Percy Rodrigues ...
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Len Maxwell ...
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The Sultan of Zanzibar has a problem--his harbor is infested with sharks. To solve the problem, he brings in twelve hippos to keep the sharks away, and it works. But once the hippos are no longer needed, they become a nuisance and are massacred by Aban Khan--all but one little hippo named Hugo. What will become of the last of the Zanzibar hippos? Written by TPK

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It's a treat. It's a trip. It's the most unusual animal story ever animated. It's...A BIG FAT LOVEABLE MOVIE See more »


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Somewhere You Call Home
Music and Lyrics by Bob Larimer (as Robert Larimer)
Performed by Marie Osmond
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Perhaps the greatest film ever made!

Yes, I did call this a candidate for the greatest film ever made. Its a masterpiece of hippo films. A truly magical experience for everyone who takes part in it. Its about this hippo. This hippo named Hugo. He's the prince of the hippo's. He saves the day. Their are songs along the way and some great animation. It's gold, I tell you, GOLD!!!


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