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Children of the Sun

USA, 1960 (MIFF 1961, Programme 5)

Director: John Hubley

In a brief, but effective message, John Hubley, in his unusual style of animation , develops the story of two children - the happiest child,he who has enough to eat, and the unhappiest, representing the three- fourths of the world's children who are sick and hungry.

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