The Male Animal
The Male Animal (1942)

Based on a play penned by director Elliott Nugent and humorist James Thurber this comedy follows the struggles of college professor Henry Fonda to maintain his First Amendment rights in the classroom and save his marriage after his wife… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 25, 1996
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Dennis Schwartz
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The stagebound film has its amusing moments, solid performances and a still timely message about academic freedom.

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Louis Proyect

A surprisingly relevant movie on academic freedom in light of Ward Churchill and pro-Palestinian professors being victimized today.

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