Schoolteacher Lilly Moffat is dismayed by conditions in a Welsh mining town. She sets up a school to teach fundamental education to the villagers. Her housekeeper and daughter oppose the project, as does the local Squire who will not rent her space. Using part of her own home, she goes ahead with Miss Moffat's School. One of her students Morgan Evans turns from bully to brilliant student. Written by
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In her heart of hearts she knew she'd never hold him.
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Did You Know?
Richard Waring, who created the role of Morgan on stage in America was signed by Warner Bros. but he was drafted before shooting began and had to be replaced by John Dall. Veteran actor Gareth Hughes was then living in a monastery. An agreement was found with his religious superior so that he could serve as the Welsh dialect coach. See more
Despite the villagers being illiterate, every time a poster is put up people gather round to read it. See more
Miss Lilly Moffat
... and when I walk in the dark I can touch with my hands where the corn is green.
Version of The Corn Is Green
New Year's Night (Nos Galen)
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