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BANG! BANG! Belgium's Philippe Schreiber needs no interpreter when Autry flashes a six-shooter
UNITED YOUNGSTERS L UN kids from eight nations find it easy f to agree with each other on a basic issue 1 Photographs by Joseph Heppner IfTlHE pictures on these pages prove a rather nice point for Christ A mas time: all the world’s people aren’t bom disagreeing — despite the headlines. These children are from all over the globe, brought to the U. S. by parents who are members of United Nations delegations. While their fathers were busy wrangling at Lake Success, This Week assembled the kids in a Columbia Pictures projection room. The idea: language, background, culture don’t make too much difference when you get down to essentials. The essential in this case was something uniquely American — a cowboy movie. Many of the youngsters don’t speak English, didn’t know about cowboys—but they all reacted with the same glee to the excitement of a chase, to men on horseback, to the very elementary music of the lone cowhand, and to the international appeal of Gene Autry (left), star of “The Last Round-Up.” As you can guess, these are completely unposed pictures. The secret was our photographer’s use of stroboscopic lights. He sta tioned himself off on the side, got his pictures when his lights flashed at the incredible speed of one ten-thousandth of a second. The absorbed audience didn’t even notice him. Eight highly different nations are represented here. Their una nimity is heartening.