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The Teacher (1974)

 -  Drama | Crime  -  3 June 1976 (Colombia)
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18-year-old Sean's first summer after completing high school is much spent with 28-year-old teacher Diane, whose husband is too often motorcycle-racing instead of with her. Wacko Ralph also... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Angel Tompkins ...
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Sean Roberts
Anthony James ...
Ralph Gordon
Marlene Schmidt ...
Alice Roberts
Barry Atwater ...
Sheriff Murphy
Med Flory ...
Joe Roberts
Rudy Herrera Jr. ...
Lou Gordon
Quinn O'Hara ...
Margaret Parker
Sivi Aberg ...
Bonnie Nelson
Richard Winterstein ...
Russell Marshall (as Dick Winterstein)
Katherine Cassavetes ...
Gossiping Lady 1 (as Katherine Cassavettes)
Lady Rowlands ...
Gossiping Lady 2 (as Lady Rolands)
Cassandra Lucas ...
Waitress
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18-year-old Sean's first summer after completing high school is much spent with 28-year-old teacher Diane, whose husband is too often motorcycle-racing instead of with her. Wacko Ralph also has "the hots" for Diane; and it doesn't help that Sean was with Ralph's younger brother, Lou, when Lou died. Written by Kim Williams <KDWms@webtv.net>

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After School ... Her Lessons Began With Sex and Ended in Violence. See more »

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Drama | Crime

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The lunch time pool scene at Sean's place. The shadows constantly change as the scene continues. The start has radiant sunlight showering Diane and Sean. As the camera cuts to a different angle, they are covered in shade. Move back to the original angle, all sun again. Continues for a while until the end of the scene. The same can be noticed on the water of the pool. First shot shows it bathed in sun. As Bonnie gets out of the pool, it is mostly shade. See more »

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Diane Marshall: [Angel Tompkins' sexy teacher character: Diane invites reluctant student/virgin , Sean; played by Jay North into her house] Well, come on in a minute... I'm not gonna rape you.
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The Teacher
Music by Sammy Fain, lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
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One of my all time favorites and a guilty pleasure
29 August 2003 | by (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England) – See all my reviews

I first saw "The Teacher" at a drive-in. I have owned it on VHS video and have ordered it on DVD. It is one of my all-time favorites and I guess, a guilty pleasure. I agree that Angel Tompkins carries the film and that Jay ("Dennis The Menace") North was a strange and rather ironic choice for her co-star. I don't recall any scene where they have sex on a rooftop in the rain, as someone else has previously commented and I have seen the film quite a few times. It is a breezy and enjoyable film, despite the strange, unexpected, out-of-place and unnecessary subplot about a psychotic admirer of Angel Tompkins character and an unexpected finale.


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