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.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 25, 1955



Cast 17

  1. Glenn Ford

    Glenn Ford
    Richard DFadier

  2. Anne Francis

    Anne Francis
    Ann Dadier

  3. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier
    Gregory W. Miller

  4. Vic Morrow

    Vic Morrow
    Artie West

  5. Louis Calhern

    Louis Calhern
    Jim Murdock

  6. Margaret Hayes

    Margaret Hayes
    Lois Judby Hammond

  7. John Hoyt

    John Hoyt
    Mr. Warneke

  8. Richard Kiley

    Richard Kiley
    Joshua Y. Edwards

  9. Emile Meyer

    Emile Meyer
    Mr. Halloran

  10. Warner Anderson

    Warner Anderson
    Dr. Bradley

  11. Basil Ruysdael

    Basil Ruysdael
    Prof. A.R. Kraal

  12. Paul Mazursky

    Paul Mazursky
    Emmanuel Stoker

  13. DT
  14. Rafael Campos

    Rafael Campos
    Pete V. Morales

  15. Horace McMahon

    Horace McMahon

  16. Jamie Farr

    Jamie Farr

  17. DD

    Danny Dennis
    De Lica

Crew 11


  1. RD

    Randall Duell
    Art Direction

  2. Cedric Gibbons

    Cedric Gibbons
    Art Direction

  3. HG

    Henry Grace
    Set Decoration

  4. EB

    Edwin B. Willis
    Set Decoration


  1. Russell Harlan

    Russell Harlan
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. WT

    William Tuttle
    Makeup Artist


  1. Richard Brooks

    Richard Brooks


  1. FW


  1. Pandro S. Berman


  1. Richard Brooks
  2. EH

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