A Child Went Forth (1942)

01/01/1942 (US) Documentary 20m
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A line from Whitman, "There was a child went forth every day," starts this film: a visit to a farm that's a summer camp and progressive school for exploration and discovery. The children, as young as two or three, have room and time to question, wonder, and learn. We build a wading pool, use tools, climb and swing, bath a dog - and learn to live together. There are spats, and little adult interference. A tree house sparks children's imagination. They visit a neighboring farm, play with the animals and ride on a tractor that's plowing. They eat and nap. There's story time, easels for art, and a lollipop. It's the perfect place for city children to be safe from bombardment, says the narrator.

  1. Joseph Losey

    Director

  2. Munro Leaf

    Writer

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  1. Lloyd Gough

    Lloyd Gough

    Narrator (voice)

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Original Language English

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