The Male Animal
The Male Animal (1942)

In this screen version of the James Thurber-Elliot Nugent Broadway play of the same name, Henry Fonda stars as bespectacled, bookish college professor Tommy Turner, who puts his career on the line by insisting upon standing up for his right… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1942
DVD 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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