Professor Peter Boyd's engagement to the Dean's daughter is upset by the revelation that his father was a habitual convict. To prove the Dean's genetic theory of inherited traits as wrong, Boyd starts a 'secret' experiment. He borrows the science department's chimpanzee with the goal of showing that it is one's environment that affects your reaction to right and wrong. Written by
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When Bonzo is passed through the window, he has a skirt on that soon disappears. See more »
I'm going to make that old man change his attitude if it takes till I'm 90.
Good, Peter. Good, good.
Of course, Valerie probably won't be interested in me when I'm 90.
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Sure, it's a bit corny and "preachy" by today's standards, but when I watched it for the first time, I was somewhat impressed. When taken in the context of it's time (the early fifties), it stands up fairly well. Ronald Reagan was a better actor than he is given credit for by many people.
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