In an indictment of the British public school system, we follow Mick and his mostly younger friends through a series of indignities and occasionally abuse as any fond feelings toward these schools are destroyed. When Mick and his friends rebel, violently, the catch phrase, "which side would you be on" becomes quite stark.
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Some scenes were shot at the former Trinity School of John Whitgift in central Croydon before it was demolished to make way for the Whitgift Centre; pupil extras from Whitgift School were engaged at £5 per day. See more
The Master in charge of College House comes into the Hall with the other teachers and the Whips. As they walk down to top table you can see that the boys have their doctor's notes on the tables in front of them. In the next shot, looking at the table with Bobby Phillips at the end, the papers have disappeared. See more
Britain today is a powerhouse of ideas, experiments and imagination.
The film's opening prologue states: Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding PROVERBS IV:7 See more
In the USA, the film was originally released uncut, with an X rating. However, a more commercial rating was preferred and the film was reissued with an R rating after scenes of male frontal nudity were removed from the shower scenes. See more
Followed by O Lucky Man!
Toccata, 5th Organ Symphony Opus 42 No 1
Composed by Charles Marie Widor See more