Phil, a student who recently transferred into his high school, keeps to himself a lot, spending time in his basement building radios and record players. His dad notices that he has no ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Narrator (voice)
...
Philip Norton
...
Mr. Norton (as Franklyn Ferguson)
Arthur Young ...
Chick Gallagher
Mickey Hugh ...
Bob
Bill Fein ...
Beezy Barnes
Howard Phillips ...
Jack Gilbert
Edit

Storyline

Phil, a student who recently transferred into his high school, keeps to himself a lot, spending time in his basement building radios and record players. His dad notices that he has no friends, and tells him that, like the electronic parts he assembles, "you have to fit in with all hte other parts." Realizing that the reason he has no friends is because he's not one of the "crowd," Phil studies the most popular kids at school, in order to see what traits they admire most, so he can be like them and fit in. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dick York's first film. See more »

Connections

Edited into Teenage Turmoil Vol. 7 (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Worth Watching for York and Wallace
8 December 2012 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Shy Guy (1947)

** (out of 4)

This educational short is pretty much just like every other one out there but the real reason to watch this one is that it features a young Dick York in the lead and Mike Wallace (60 Minutes) doing the narration. The story itself is pretty simple as a shy guy (York) starts a new school and can't make any friends until he's given some good advice from his father. SHY GUY isn't going to win any awards but I think it's of historical interest simply because of York and Wallace. I must admit that Wallace did a pretty good job here with the narration and really seemed to believe in what he was saying. He certainly sold the message of the picture no matter how silly it actually was. The film manages to give people the typical "good" advice, which obviously wouldn't work in any real life situation. At just around 14-minutes the short does a feel a bit too long for its own good but those wanting to see York and Wallace at such a young part in their career will still want to check it out.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Shy Guy (1947) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?