Teachers in the Movies
A Filmography of Depictions of Grade School, Preschool and Day Care Educators, 1890s to the Present
About the Book
The teaching profession has a long history in motion pictures. As early as the late 19th century, films have portrayed educators of young children—including teachers, tutors, day care workers, nannies, governesses, and other related occupations—in a variety of roles within the cinematic classroom. This work provides a broad index of more than 800 films (both U.S. and foreign) which feature educators as primary characters. Organized alphabetically by title, each entry contains a short plot summary and many also include cast and crew details. A detailed subject index is also included.
About the Author(s)
The late Ann C. Paietta was the director of the Essex Free Library in Essex, Vermont and the author of several books and library-related articles.
Ann C. Paietta
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2007
Table of Contents
THE FILMOGRAPHY 7
Subject Index 229
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