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Halls of Anger (1970)

 -  Drama  -  29 April 1970 (USA)
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An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help.

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Quincy Davis
Janet MacLachlan ...
Lorraine Nash
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Doug
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J.T. Watson
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Lerone Johnson (as Dewayne Jessie)
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Ernie McKay
John McLiam ...
Boyd Wilkerson
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Leaky Couloris
Patricia Stich ...
Sherry Vaughn
Gary Tigerman ...
Buchavitch
Paris Earl ...
Carter (as Paris Earle)
Ta-Tanisha ...
Claudine
Helen Kleeb ...
Rita Monahan
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Winger
Christopher Joy ...
Junebug (as Christipher Joy)
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An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help.

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You've Got 3000 Black Kids, 60 White Kids, And A War Going On. See more »

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Rated R for an assault involving nudity | See all certifications »
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Reachin' Out to You
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Music by Dave Grusin
Sung by Maurice Miller
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Truly a 1970 movie!
29 April 2003 | by (Oakland,Ca) – See all my reviews

Truly a product of the times!I saw this movie in April,1970 at a time when there was much racial turbulence in the schools.It seemed pretty real to me at the time and altho the infamous scene where the white chick going with the "brother"got a righteous beatdown by five "sisters"in the girl's restroom was pretty shocking that kind of incident DID happen on occasion back then. I remember thinking that the hell the white students were catching in the film was just as bad as what black students experienced all over the South during the integration of schools in the Fifties.The funny thing is that in 2003 most of those scenes of racial unrest seem rather passe.As a sub teacher in the public school system on and off for almost thirty years I can attest to the fact that racial slurs are extremely rare now and that a white kid going to a Halls of Anger type school would probably be more like Eminem and be more or less accepted by black kids. I am going to try to find this movie and show it myself at certain high schools so the students can grasp the tenor of those often crisis filled times.I recommend the movie more than thirty years later.


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