Cinema: Short Subjects

Two unusual short subjects are beginning the rounds of U.S. movie houses.

Martin and Gaston is an animated cartoon in color, drawn and written by children, aged 8 to 10. in a French grammar school. It tells the story of two little boys who take an ocean voyage, are shipwrecked on an island, live there like Robinson Crusoe, are attacked by cannibals, rescued by the French navy and taken back to France, where they get "a parade, and many medals and money."

Like most children's drawings, these have the beauty of the gem raw from...

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