Tom Brown's School Days

United States, 1940

Film
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In this marvellous Hollywood version of British public school life, Tom Brown finds life at Rugby brutal, but eventually helps to become a civilising influence for his schoolmates. Immediately on arrival at Rugby, Tom is befriended by a character named East and together they begin the age old battle against the schoolyard bully. This classic novel is a story of courage, survival of the initiation ritual, and the struggle for acceptance.

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Credits

director

Robert Stevenson

Duration

01:26:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1940

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300945

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q7815085

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