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One Potato, Two Potato

UK, 1957 (MIFF 1959, Programme 21)

Director: L. Daiken

The title is a children's counting-out rhyme: the film records London children at play, singing, skipping, dancing; and through their playing, revealing a part of that world which belongs only to children.

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