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Her Twelve Men (1954)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 11 August 1954 (USA)
Jan Stewart, a new teacher at The Oaks, a boys' boarding school, becomes instructor and mother-figure to a class of twelve. She must overcome the disapproval of Joe Hargrave, head of the ... See full summary »

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Dr. Avord Barrett
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Barbara Dunning
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Ralph Munsey
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Homer Curtis
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Richard Y. Oliver, Jr.
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Jeff Carlin
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Sylvia Carlin
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Roger Frane
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Bobby Lennox
Dale Hartleben ...
Kevin Ellison Clark III
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Erik Haldeman
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James Tracy 'Jimmy' Travers
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Jan Stewart, a new teacher at The Oaks, a boys' boarding school, becomes instructor and mother-figure to a class of twelve. She must overcome the disapproval of Joe Hargrave, head of the lower school, who has misgivings about Jan's inexperience. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@gl.umbc.edu>

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The most unusual picture of her career! In Gorgeous Color

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11 August 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miss Baker's Dozen  »

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$1,534,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Anscocolor) (negative)| (Technicolor) (prints)

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1.75 : 1
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This film failed at the box office, resulting in a loss for MGM of $116,000 (over $1M in 2017) according to studio records. See more »

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Referenced in A Star Is Born World Premiere (1954) See more »

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Spin & Marty fans should see this film
16 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I grew up in the 50's and like most kids my age was a big fan of the Mickey Mouse Club.In it's first season one of the segments was Spin & Marty.It was a serialized story about two boys at a western summer camp

  • who even got to ride horses thus becoming the envy of every boy
watching. Spin (the All-American boy) was played by Tim Considine,and Marty (the snobby rich kid) by David Stollery.It became a HUGE hit & the sensation of that first season.Both boys appear in Her Twelve Men,and met there.Tim originally tried out for the part of Marty,but was offered Spin instead.Disney still needed a Marty and Tim told them he had recently worked with a boy who would be just right for the role,David Stollery from Her Twelve men!So this film was somewhat responsible for the ideal casting of that well-loved Disney serial.This information was related by Tim & David in the interview feature of the Disney Treasures DVD Box Set that came out a couple years ago.


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