Education: Success Without Sugar?

Much drivel has been perpetrated about the movies as a means of education. Mostly, they are a hindrance. But it is equally true that no outstanding effort has been made to turn the public silver screen into an educational institution. The Yale University Press, which published the Chronicles of America, a compendious history of this country, has undertaken to translate this great opus into some 30 cinema plays. The first of these, Columbus, will be released on or about Columbus Day, Oct. 12. The play has no sugar-coating other than its own intrinsic flavor....

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