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Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1948)

Passed | | Short, Family | 24 January 1948 (USA)
Oscar-winning short film has an adult looking back fondly at his childhood when he was taught in a one-room schoolhouse by Miss Turlock, a stern, but caring and respected teacher.

Director:

Edward L. Cahn (as Edward Cahn)

Writer:

John Nesbitt
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Won 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Nesbitt ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Narrator John Nesbitt laments the disappearance of the rural one-room schoolhouse in America. He reminisces about his own days as a student in such a school and how his teacher, Miss Turlock, influenced so many students. Many of them reunite at the school on Miss Turlock's last day, when the school was closed in 1940. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Genres:

Short | Family

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Passing Parade No. 64: Goodbye, Miss Turlock See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Follows Yankee Doodle Goes to Town (1939) See more »

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Syrupy short of a teacher in a one-room school
8 February 2004 | by jimderrickSee all my reviews

This is a feel-good short about a teacher in a one-room school. I have no idea why it won an Oscar (one reel short). Maybe it was lack of competition. There is nothing really wrong with the film, but nothing terribly right with it either. I saw this on TCM during the "31 Days of Oscar" series. It will almost certainly be shown on TCM at least once in February in future years.


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