Tom Brown's School Days (1940)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Period Film  |   Release Date - Jul 14, 1940 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This Victorian-era drama is based upon the classic novel by Thomas Hughes. It follows the exploits of a young boy forced to attend a rowdy boarding school. There he finds himself surrounded by budding punks and hoods. It is rough at first, but eventually he learns to make friends and handle himself well in the tough environment. The film is also titled Adventures at Rugby.

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boarding-school, boys'-school, schoolboy, schoolmaster, English [nationality], friendship, bully