Halls of Anger (1970)

98 mins | Melodrama | 1970

Director:

Paul Bogart

Producer:

Herbert Hirschman

Cinematographer:

Burnett Guffey

Editor:

Bud Molin

Production Designer:

Addison Hehr

Production Company:

Mirisch Productions, Inc.
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HISTORY

Filmed partially in Los Angeles high ... More Less

Filmed partially in Los Angeles high schools. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
WRITERS
Scr
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
MUSIC
SOUND
Sd ed
Music ed
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod supv
Prod mgr
Scr supv
Tech adv
SOURCES
SONGS
"Reachin' Out to You," words and music by Norman Gimbel and Dave Grusin, sung by Maurice Miller.
PERFORMER
DETAILS
Release Date:
1970
Premiere Information:
Washington, D. C., opening: 25 March 1970
Copyright Claimant:
Mirisch Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
25 March 1970
Copyright Number:
LP37893
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
De Luxe
Duration(in mins):
98
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

In compliance with a court order 60 white students are bused to Lafayette High School, administered by black vice-principal Quincy Davis, a former basketball star. The white presence is resented by militant blacks led by J. T. Watson, and white resentment crystallizes in the person of Leaky Couloris, a racist. While Davis interests black Lerone Johnson in reading by giving the student pornographic paperbacks, he is discouraged by the brutal beating of white athlete Douglas Falk during basketball tryouts. When Couloris and Johnson fight, both are expelled, triggering a strike by the entire student body. Informed that both offenders will be treated fairly, student leader Watson quashes the potential riot. Following this confrontation Davis persuades black teacher Lorraine Nash and white victim Falk to remain at ... +


In compliance with a court order 60 white students are bused to Lafayette High School, administered by black vice-principal Quincy Davis, a former basketball star. The white presence is resented by militant blacks led by J. T. Watson, and white resentment crystallizes in the person of Leaky Couloris, a racist. While Davis interests black Lerone Johnson in reading by giving the student pornographic paperbacks, he is discouraged by the brutal beating of white athlete Douglas Falk during basketball tryouts. When Couloris and Johnson fight, both are expelled, triggering a strike by the entire student body. Informed that both offenders will be treated fairly, student leader Watson quashes the potential riot. Following this confrontation Davis persuades black teacher Lorraine Nash and white victim Falk to remain at Lafayette. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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