About

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the students' interest in education, challenging both the school staff and the pupils. He is subjected to violence as well as duplicitous schemes.

7.4
22
Directed by

Richard Brooks

Written by

Evan Hunter (Novel)
Richard Brooks (Writer)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

SHOCKING!

Cast

Keywords

juvenile delinquent teaching

Photos

Lists

#3 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Russell Harlan

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White Henry Grace Randall Duell Cedric Gibbons Edwin B. Willis

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Ferris Webster