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Conrack ★★★ 1974 (PG)

The true story of Pat Conroy, who tried to teach a group of illiterate Black children in South Carolina by using commonsense teaching techniques to inspire their interest. Voight is convincing as the earnest teacher. Based on Conroy's novel “The Water Is Wide.” 111m/C VHS . Jon Voight, Paul Winfield, Madge Sinclair, Hume Cronyn, Martin Ritt; D: Martin Ritt; W: Harriet Frank Jr., Irving Ravetch; C: John A. Alonzo; M: John Williams.