The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was incinerated and for which he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. He is also suspected of being a pedophile. He is befriended by Chuck, igniting the town's suspicion and hostility. McLeod instills in his protégé a love of justice and freedom from prejudice which sustains Chuck beyond the end of the film. Written by
Mike McBain <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A fatherless boy had almost given up all his dreams... until one man believed in him enough to make them come true.
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The problem is one of water.
Water. Women have, on average, about 5% more of it than do men, making them subject to different forces of gravity. Oh don't take my word for it, you can look it up in Newton. It's there.
Couldn't they be drained?
Well, I believe they're waiting for us to drink more fluids.
Written by Johnny Mercer
and Henry Mancini
Performed by Andy Williams
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arragement with Sony Music Licensing See more