THE HOOSIER SCHOOL MASTER (USA 1935)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

The Hoosier School Master—simple, innocent storyline—serves up an average film that, despite its age, entertains and introduces the film academic to actor George “Gabby” Hayes.

Storyline

A school master uses every psychological skill he possesses to engage rough and tough students to the value of education.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Lewis D. Collins for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Paul Malvern for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Ralph Hartsook (Norman Foster), Hannah (Charlotte Henry), Martha Means (Dorothy Libaire), Shocky (Tommy Bupp), Squire Hawkins (Otis Harlan), Bud Larkin (Fred Kohler Jr.), Jake Means (William V. Mong), Doc Small (Russell Simpson), and Randall (Joseph E. Bernard).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This is a good historical study for the film academic as it serves as a good representation of film in its maturing process.


Ben Meyers

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