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The Male Animal

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
On the weekend of the big football game at a large Midwestern university, English professor Tommy Turner (Henry Fonda) unexpectedly gets embroiled in a free-speech controversy. When a trustee (Eugene Pallette) learns that Tommy intends to read a letter by convicted anarchist Bartolomeo Vanzetti in class, he threatens the professor's job. Meanwhile, Tommy's unhappy wife (Olivia de Havilland) is wooed by her visiting college boyfriend, ex-football star Joe Ferguson (Jack Carson).

Cast: Henry Fonda , Olivia de Havilland , Jack Carson , Joan Leslie , Herbert Anderson , Don DeFore , Hattie McDaniel , Eugene Pallette

Director: Elliott Nugent

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Male Animal (1942)

Release Date: April 4th, 1942|1 hr. 41 min.

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