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The Little Red Schoolhouse (1936)

Approved | | Drama | 2 March 1936 (USA)
Upset by discipline at school, a 17-year-old runs away to New York City and learns there are worse problems than going to his little red school house.

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Frank 'Frankie' Burke
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Owen Rogers
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Dickie Burke
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Mary Burke
Corky ...
Corky, Frankie's Dog
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The Professor, a Hobo
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Pete Scardoni
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Warden Gail
Matthew Betz ...
Bill, the Tough Hobo (as Mathew Betz)
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Schuyler Tree
Sidney Miller ...
Sidney Levy
Gloria Browne ...
Shirley
Don Brodie ...
Edward 'Ed', Pete's Henchman
Lew Davis ...
Mac, Pete's Henchman (as Lou Davis)
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Upset by discipline at school, a 17-year-old runs away to New York City and learns there are worse problems than going to his little red school house.

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Youngsters, good and bad...students, bullies, teacher's pets, flirts, and rowdies. Do you remember them in your own school days? Meet them again in this cross-section of child-hood to-day. See more »

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Drama

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Approved
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2 March 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Schoolboy Penitentiary  »

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(RCA High Fidelity Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This film received its first telecast Saturday 2 March 1940 on New York City's pioneer, and still experimental television station W2XBS. Post-WWII television viewers got their first look at it in New York City Sunday 15 June 1947 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in Los Angeles Sunday 10 July 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2). See more »

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Baa! Baa! Black Sheep
Sung by the children at school
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