About

Schoolteacher Lilly Moffat is dismayed by conditions in a Welsh mining town. She sets up a school to teach fundamental education to the villagers. Her housekeeper and daughter oppose the project, as does the local Squire who will not rent her space. Using part of her own home, she goes ahead with Miss Moffat's School. One of her students Morgan Evans turns from bully to brilliant student.

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Directed by

Irving Rapper

Written by

Casey Robinson (Writer)
Emlyn Williams (Theatre Play)
Frank Cavett (Writer)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A schoolteacher becomes the mentor of a talented young miner and seeks to get him into a university.

Cast

Keywords

student teacher based on play or musical wales mining town

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role