Engineer Mark Thackeray arrives to teach a totally undisciplined class at an East End school. Still hoping for a good engineering job, he's hopeful that he won't be there long. He starts implementing his own brand of classroom discipline: forcing the pupils to treat each other with respect. Inevitably he begins getting involved in the students' personal lives, and must avoid the advances of an amorous student while winning over the class tough. What will he decide when the engineering job comes through? Written by
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While it wasn't named in the movie, the book explains what was burning in the classroom stove, that caused Thackeray to lose his temper: a sanitary pad. See more »
During the dance between Thackeray and Pamela, when The Mindbenders abruptly switch from a slow song (opening bars of "Off And Running") to a fast one ("It's Getting Harder All The Time") we hear the students cheering, but the shot at that moment is of the whole class, and no one is cheering. See more »
Next, we are going to talk about various...
[Mr. Florian, the school principal, steps inside the classroom to check up on Thackeray]
I just wanted to see how you were getting it on.
Fine, thank you, sir.
Good. Well, thank you.
[Mr. Florian leaves; the students all chuckle. Thackeray throws away a piece of rope, then removes a student's sunglasses from his face. Palmer, a student, raises his hand]
What are we going to talk about, sir?
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In the end credits, Michael Des Barres name is misspelled as "Micheal." See more »
This is one of my favorite movies of all time. I can honestly say that it helped to inspire me to become a school teacher, because of the influence that one can have on the lives of young students. In this sense, this movie is probably the one that had the most profound effect on my life...
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