Lean on Me

Lean on Me

DVD - 1998
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Based on the true story of principal Joe Clark and his struggle to instill discipline and encourage learning in his New Jersey high school. Mr. Clark is known for his use of a bullhorn and a baseball bat.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, c1998.
ISBN: 9780790738567
Branch Call Number: FIC Lean
Characteristics: 1 DVD (109 min.)
Additional Contributors: Schiffer, Michael
Warner Bros


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stembridge Mar 05, 2012

I enjoyed this movie based on real events. Worth a watch; Morgan Freeman was terrific. I would have liked to have seen some historical info. before the end credits, elaborating on how the school and the principal continued to fare in subsequent years. A commentary track or biography on Joe Louis Clark would also have been welcomed. Mr. Clark, a former military man, is now retired from teaching and had a further career as a motivational speaker. Here's a link for more info: http://www.joeclarkspeaker.com/biography.htm

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Sep 14, 2016

black_porcupine_26 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 15 and 30


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