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Our Miss Brooks (1956)

Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »

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Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher Boynton. Written by TV

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This movie was released about two weeks before the final episode of the TV series on which it was based aired. In the final (4th) season, the show was overhauled and many of the regular characters were dropped (although some came back during the season). Miss Brooks and Mr. Conklin moved to a private elementary school in the San Fernando Valley. The movie ignored all this and all the original regular characters were back at Madison High School for the conclusion of the Brooks-Boynton courtship. Perhaps 30 years later, the final season of the TV show would have been dismissed as a "dream." See more »

Goofs

When Connie first runs into Stretch outside the high school, the sidewalks are alternatively wet and dry between shots. See more »

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Referenced in Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) See more »

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It's Magic
(uncredited)
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Richard Crenna
[Walter sings the song while he plays the ukelele]
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11 April 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I saw "Our Miss Brooks" with the incomparable Eve Arden. This comedy tickles your innermost being. I am a fanatical devotee of the TV series, and this movie disappoints me not. He who hasn't watched it or TV series has missed the finest morsels human wit has to offer. I never laughed, but my whole body chuckled. (From my diary).


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