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The Guiding Star (1950) 31 min. Beloved Uncle Henry (ClemBevans) finds the problems of his friends at Christmas timeand proceeds to solve them in his own inimitable fashion.First he changes all the address labels of wrapped butunknown Christmas packages, for comic effect. He proceeds tobefriend a lonely, embittered mother who lives nearby andunites her with the daughter-in-law she has never met, herbaby and her estranged son. Quite a dilemma, but that'sUncle Henry and it is Christmas time when miracles trulyhappen. Family Films was founded by film entrepreneur SamHersh in 1946 to capitalize on an evolving market forlow-budget films for the entire family. Hersh was not aChristian when he first launched Family Films, but wasJewish. To avoid his peers learning that he was producingreligious films, he identified himself in the credits thefirst couple of years as 'S. Hershey' rather than Sam Hersh.Eventually Hersh became a believer and continued producingfilms with strong Christian values under his real name.