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The New School Teacher

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The New School Teacher
Directed byGregory La Cava
Written byRay Harris
Gregory La Cava
Based onShort stories by Irvin S. Cobb
Produced byC.C. Burr
StarringCharles 'Chic' Sale
Doris Kenyon
Mickey Bennett
CinematographyWilliam McCoy
Neil Sullivan
C.C. Burr Productions
Distributed byAssociated Exhibitors
Release date
June 1, 1924
Running time
52 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

The New School Teacher is a 1924 American silent comedy film directed by Gregory La Cava and starring Charles 'Chic' Sale, Doris Kenyon and Mickey Bennett.[1] It was based on short stories by Irvin S. Cobb, and distributed by Associated Exhibitors


A new absent-minded schoolteacher arrives in a small town, but rapidly becomes a laughing stocky due to the antics of his pupils. However, he proves himself to be a hero when the school building is set on fire by an escaped arsonist.

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  1. ^ Munden p.541


  • Munden, Kenneth White. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States, Part 1. University of California Press, 1997.

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