1959’s A ‘Holiday From Rules?’ Leads Straight To The Lord Of The Flies!

Last week at work I caught this 1959 educational film on Turner Classic Movies in the wee hours of the morning. I was maybe three minutes into watching the antics of some school children taken to an island in their imagination with no rules of behavior when I realized we viewers had stepped right into Lord of the Flies country.

"Say, we don't have anything to eat...what about little Jimmy?"
“Say, we don’t have anything to eat…what about little Jimmy?”

[Via] Shaggylocks

I had the sinking feeling that if these children were left to their own powerful imaginations they would eventually become…
Children of the Damned
[Via] Frodijr


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