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Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill (1948)

An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys. The older man thinks he isn't getting the respect he deserves.

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Cast

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Marius Goring ...
Greta Gynt ...
Isobel Lester
Raymond Huntley ...
Moy-Thompson
Edward Chapman ...
Birkland
Mary Jerrold ...
Mrs. Perrin
Ralph Truman ...
Comber
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Sir Joshua Varley
Maurice Jones ...
Clinton
Lloyd Pearson ...
Dormer
May MacDonald ...
Mrs. Dormer
Viola Lyel ...
Mrs. Comber
Archie Harradine ...
White
Donald Barclay ...
Rogers (as Don Barclay)
Pat Nye ...
Matron
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An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys. The older man thinks he isn't getting the respect he deserves. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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27 September 1948 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Hemlig kärlek  »

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Marius Goring, who played the aging Mr Perrin, was actually four years younger than David Farrar, who played the much younger Mr Traill. See more »

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Private School Politics
24 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Better than expected character study concerning master of the 'old school' threatened by a new and popular young teacher at a stuffy English private school circa WW2. Tremendous acting by David Farrar, Marius Goring and Raymond Huntley with the beautiful Greta Gynt providing the third side of the love triangle. Only drawback is the toffy accents and the suffocating smell of the British class system that saturate many movies made in the UK in the 30s & 40s. But that aside, the acting and realistic settings make this worth a look.


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