this question is referring to the black and white movie to kill a mockingbird.. the very beginning of the movie
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This is an interesting question, no doubt, and there is a book by Harold Bloom that deals with it in detail. According to Bloom, the toy box represents a way in which the movie can refer back to itself for continuity's sake--much in the same way the story refers back "to time past."
'Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harold Bloom