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Hurra, die Schule brennt - Die Lümmel von der ersten Bank IV. Teil (1969)

Pepe Nietnagel's bunch's pranks make their school a logical choice for the ministry of education to reassign an elite teacher to. The choice falls on overqualified Dr. Peter Bach, who seems... See full summary »

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Peter Alexander ...
Dr. Peter Bach
Heintje Simons ...
Jan (as Heintje)
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Gerlinde Locker ...
Julia Schumann
Werner Finck ...
Von Schnorr
Rudolf Schündler ...
Ruth Stephan ...
Alexander Golling ...
Hans Terofal ...
Harald Juhnke ...
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Wolfgang Gruner ...
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Lilo Schick
Kristina Nel ...
Schülerin
Pierre Franckh ...
Schüler
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Pepe Nietnagel's bunch's pranks make their school a logical choice for the ministry of education to reassign an elite teacher to. The choice falls on overqualified Dr. Peter Bach, who seems wasted on but is happy in a tiny Alpine village. When it burns down, he accepts moving with his orphaned cousin Jan, who feels his foxy new temp teacher Julia Schumann could provide the female touch their 'bachelor household' lacks. Pepe's class takes to unconventional Peter, but the brass considers him a collaborator. A merciless battle of wit and deceit ensues. Written by KGF Vissers

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18 December 1969 (West Germany)  »

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Heintje's School Is on Fire  »

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Almost disastrous, but with redeeming features
1 May 2008 | by (Canterbury, England) – See all my reviews

Anything with Peter Alexander and Heintje as top-billed cast members normally qualifies as an embarrassment that makes you want to hide behind the sofa - and this is not really an exception. The horrible couple unsurprisingly burst into song at inopportune moments, often too quickly to give the viewer time to hit the mute button. To make things worse, Peter Alexander plays his usual everybody-loves-me character - a character that was dated long before this movie came out.

However, this film can boost a few redeeming values - the support cast of Lingen, Schündler, Golling, and Stephan is in good form, but a particular jewel that really lifts the film is the scene with Werner Finck and Harald Juhnke. As brief as the scene is, it shows a prime example of Finck's perfect comic timing; that scene alone makes the film worth watching.


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