Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.
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The boys' and girls' fight on the playing field seems far from antagonistic: most of the cast appear to be suppressing laughter. See more
Ladies, you are facing your supreme test. Remember our netball cry.
Effort, St Swithin's, effort.
Quite so, Miss Gossage.
After the end credits have rolled, we see Rainbow and Edwin collapsed exhausted on the playing field. A very early example of a now commonplace device. See more
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Sung by the boy's choir See more