The Male Animal Poster

Release Date: April 4th, 1942

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

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Transformation, Wife, Rivalry, Love triangle, Emotional, 1940s