Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)

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Based on the novel by Max Braithwaite, this film follows the trials of young schoolteacher Max Brown (Bud Cort) as he travels to Saskatchewan to serve as a teacher in a one-room, small-town schoolhouse. Struggling with the hardships presented by the Depression, the local townsfolk prove to be unfriendly, until Max meets up with housewife Alice Field (Samantha Eggar). ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Comedy , Drama
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Cast

Samantha Eggar
as Alice Field
Bud Cort
as Max Brown
Gary Reineke
as Harris Montgomery
Chris Wiggins
as Lyle Bishop
Michael J. Reynolds
as Bert Field
Norma West
as Mrs. Bishop
John Friesen
as Dave McDougall
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I just bought this movie off of ebay.com and I loved it. Bud even sings in a few scenes, and he is wonderful. I think you should all go and buy this great Canadian movie.

Hannah Machado
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