Shark Teeth Dentures

George Middlebrook was a Caribbean shark fisherman who made a pair of shark dentures for himself by taking a wax impression of his mouth, transferring the impression to wet sand, pouring hot lead into the impression, and then inserting shark teeth into the lead. (Google News link.) I wonder if he could actually chew with them? Because of his teeth, he was given a small role in the 1956 movie The Sharkfighters.

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Aug 16, 2012
     Category: Animals | Fish | Fashion

Well, we know this story to be totally false 'cause, like if anybody put real, live, genuine lead in their mouths they'd die from lead poisoning.

Some people would even risk death to be in the movies.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 08/16/12 at 09:16 AM
Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear
And he shows 'em, pearly white.

There was no sense letting those perfectly good teeth go to waste.
Posted by KDP on 08/16/12 at 10:03 AM
I was thinking of lead poisoning too Expat. They do not look like I thought they would either.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/16/12 at 10:24 AM
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