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Mr. Dingle is the popular music teacher in an English school, but when the headmaster threatens to close down the school band (partly because of Dingle's fondness of more modern music) then the pupils have to come to his assistance, using their musical skills to help. Written by
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It's delightfully old-fashioned,but it's full of Joie De Vivre and it's really much fun to watch!
This grammar school is really too good to be true :all the pupils are very nice,very polite but they have a tendency to favor jazz music over classical ,predating ,in their own modest way ,the sixties'youth ,when England reigned over the whole musical world .
Mr Dingle,wonderfully portrayed by John Mills ,is a teacher with whom we do need education.When the new headmaster arrives ,none of his colleagues supports him ,not even the gym teacher (and however his subject is not considered a serious one either). In the next decade,Dingle would have embraced the Beatles without a moment's hesitation.He's not only a teacher ,he is also the confidant (wait for the "flash"),and ,even without their instruments ,his class can play infectious music -in an extremely well-directed scene.
Imitating the beginning of the French Revolution,the students after a "singing strike" and a conspiracy of silence ,lock themselves in the gym to support their teacher who has been unfairly dismissed (and has become the toast of the local pub).
Plenty of fun with Mr Dingle!
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