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The Corn Is Green (1945)

115 min - Drama - 14 July 1945
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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.

Director:  Irving Rapper
Writers:  Frank Cavett, Casey Robinson
Stars:  Bette Davis, Nigel Bruce, Rhys Williams, Rosalind Ivan, Mildred Dunnock, Arthur Shields, Gwyneth Hughes, Thomas Louden, John Dall, Joan Lorring

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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.


Collections: 1940s, 1945, Irving Rapper

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

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English, Cymraeg
Release Date:  14 July 1945

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Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

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Runtime:  1 h 55 min

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