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    Hi all, I would like help in naming a film that I saw some years ago and I have never forgotten.

    It is shot in black and white and was probably made in 1940's or 1950's.

    It is a drama set in occupied Europe (possibly even Germany or Austria). The basic premise is that the Nazi's want their version of history taught in the local school and the local history teacher refuses. He resists all attempts to persuade him to submit to the threats made by the Nazi's and is eventually executed for his refusal. The teacher is not a normal 'hero' especially the way that he looks. Frankly he is a fat man with a fleshy face, I have seen the actor in other films and think that his first name is Charles but not sure about this.

    Thanks in advance for any help you can offer

    Chris

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    Sounds like This Land Is Mine starring Charles Laughton

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    name='dpgmel']Sounds like This Land Is Mine starring Charles Laughton


    Certainly does sound like that. Great film...

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    Thank you both so much. You answered this so quickly too. I have already located and ordered online. The plot is slightly different from how I remember it -- but it certainly is the film I remember. Looking forward to seeing it again. Thank you again

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