Cinema: For Small Fry

It takes at least as great (and honorable) talent to entertain children as their elders; and if the children are well pleased, those who take them to the theater are, as a rule, nicely taken care of too—which can rarely be said of the reverse process. An excellent movie for children is the Australian-made Bush Christmas (Rank; Universal-International). A passable one is the American-made Thunder in the Valley (20th Century-Fox).

Bush Christmas is the story of four white Australian children and one black one who set out, under pretense of a short camping trip, to trail a gang of horse thieves. The...

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