Schoolteacher Lilly Moffat is dismayed by conditions in a Welsh mining town. She sets up a school to teach fundamental education to the villagers. Her housekeeper and daughter oppose the project, as does the local Squire who will not rent her space. Using part of her own home, she goes ahead with Miss Moffat's School. One of her students Morgan Evans turns from bully to brilliant student.
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In her heart of hearts she knew she'd never hold him.
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The play and the film tell the true story of playwright Emlyn Williams and his schoolmistress Miss Cooke. See more
Despite the villagers being illiterate, every time a poster is put up people gather round to read it. See more
Miss Lilly Moffat
... and when I walk in the dark I can touch with my hands where the corn is green.
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Watching the Wheat (Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn)
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