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Mister Ed
Original name: Bamboo Harvester
Birth: 1949
El Monte
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1979
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Animal Actor. Mister Ed, a Palomino horse officially named Bamboo Harvester, was a show and parade horse who was foaled in 1949 in El Monte, California. His parents were The Harvester (Sire), a Saddlebred owned by Edna and Jim Fagan; and Zetna, (Dam) who was sired by Antez, an Arabian imported from Poland. Bamboo Harvester was trained by Lester Hilton. Lester "Les" Hilton had been apprenticed under Will Rogers, and also worked with the mules in the "Francis the Talking Mule" movies. Due to old-age ailments, Bamboo Harvester was put to sleep in 1970. The producer of the Mister Ed series never would answer the question of how the horse's lips were made to move. There have been many theories over the years, including the use of peanut butter, but none have been authenticated. (bio by: Ronald Leon) 

Cause of death: Euthanized
Snodgrass Farm
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1551
Mister Ed
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Mr. Ed you are still one of my favorite if not my favorite animal actors and now that I know you are close by I will be visiting. I have fond memories of watching you with my mother. Rest in peace.
- Jackie Lewis
 Added: Apr. 26, 2015

- Roses♥
 Added: Apr. 25, 2015
Because We Never Met Each Other Mister Ed, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Apr. 18, 2015
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