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      Tom Brown's School Days

      Released Jun 27, 1940 1h 26m Drama List
      Reviews 62% Audience Score 1,000+ Ratings Dr. Thomas Arnold (Cedric Hardwicke) is the newest headmaster at the once-prestigious Rugby School, which has seen its reputation falter due to the behavior of its students. Although much of the public is against Arnold's reform efforts, Squire Brown (Ernest Cossart) supports him, and even sends his son, Tom (Jimmy Lydon), to the school. As Tom struggles to overcome the bullying from the other boys, Arnold works at changing the very culture of the school and its pupils. Read More Read Less

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      butterfly2507 so many unlikeable characters. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/07/24 Full Review Audience Member Best movie of all time. Amazing masterpiece. How many oscars did this win? Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Audience Member Best version. Classic Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member Sometimes slow paced, but an endearing cinematic version of the book. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member I came across this in a massive box set I picked up cheap and I thought I wouldn't like this but this is a terrific movie. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member Another great classic of the trials and triumphs of life in a public boys school. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Dr. Thomas Arnold (Cedric Hardwicke) is the newest headmaster at the once-prestigious Rugby School, which has seen its reputation falter due to the behavior of its students. Although much of the public is against Arnold's reform efforts, Squire Brown (Ernest Cossart) supports him, and even sends his son, Tom (Jimmy Lydon), to the school. As Tom struggles to overcome the bullying from the other boys, Arnold works at changing the very culture of the school and its pupils.
      Director
      Robert Stevenson
      Producer
      Gene Towne, C. Graham Baker
      Production Co
      The Play's the Thing Productions Inc.
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 27, 1940, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Aug 11, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 26m
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