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Bright Road

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1953 April, 17
68 minutes
Drama / Music
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Based on the story "See How They Run," which ran in the June 1951 issue of "The Ladies' Home Journal" and subsequently won that year's Christopher Award. The story was written by Mary Elizabeth Vroman, a fourth-generation schoolteacher from the British West Indies. "Bright Road" has only one white actor in the cast, Robert Horton. Jane Richards, a young fourth-grade teacher in the South, faces a challenge in the form of 11-year-old C.T. Young, a backward boys whose pride has made him a stubborn rebel and an exalted liar. Jane believes in him, then discovers his interest in nature when he spends his time watching a caterpillar in a tree trunk as it develops a cocoon. C. T. is devoted to his family and also to little Tanya, who adores him. When Tanya dies of viral pneumonia despite Dr. Mitchell's efforts to save her, the embittered C.T. stays away from school; when he returns, he gets into a fight and gets sent to Coventry. But when a swarm of bees invades the classroom and panics the ... - IMDb

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La esencia de la vida Spain
Onkel Toms børn Denmark
Rakkauden tie Finland
Un brillante camino Argentina

Children's Cast:

Philip Hepburn [12] C.T. Young
Robert McNeeley Lloyd
James Moultrie [13] George
Clifford Jackson Brother Young - Age 7
Patricia Hoddison [11] Sister Young - Age 9
Michael Jackson Brother Young
Theron Jackson Brother Young - Age 10
Rene Beard [11] Booker T. Jones