TOY STORY

HERE'S A TIMELY SUBJECT FOR A BLOCKBUSTER FILM: CHILD LABOR

Memo to: Disney Screenplay Department

You must get hundreds of proposals like this every day, but I'm talking major blockbuster here: one of those great social-conscience flicks, like the way you folks at Disney handled genocide in Pocahontas (awesome!) or class struggle in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (way cool!). Only this one is about child labor, which is a hot topic every Christmas when the kids unwrap all these toys labeled "Made in Inner-City Dakar." Here's the treatment:

Scene I: The Pure Joy Toy Factory, located somewhere in the Third World. It is dawn, and the children are marching in...

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