Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 15, 1943

Youth In Crisis (March of Time) and Children of Mars (RKO-Radio) are two unusually vivid, powerful, short films about wartime juvenile delinquency.* Both films cover the same ground, but they are so different in approach and emphasis that they supplement each other.

Youth in Crisis deals more with the cause and extent of the problem than with the cure. The film shows the lack of emotional security in homes robbed of their parents by war plants and rocked by the immeasurable restiveness created by war itself. Babies wake screaming in siren-haunted blackouts. Boys just...

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