Marshall High Fights Back

1984, 58 mins


Robert Drew

Co-Producer, Co-Director

Anne Drew

Co-Producer, Co-Director

Sidney Reichman

Director of Photography

Sid Lubitsch


David Steward

Supervising Editor

Bill Kern


Carla Danley

Assistant Editor

Michael O'Brien

Still Photos

William Lyman



1985 Cine Golden Eagle

1985 Education Writers Association First Prize

1985 Emmy nomination

Chicago’s Marshall High School, plagued by drugs and gang violence, was described as “out of control” by the city’s Board of Education in 1975. “Marshall High Fights Back” takes us into the corridors with principal Robert Saddler and into the classroom with teacher George Crockett for a look at how good teachers and a good principle make a difference in any kind of school. Produced for Frontline.

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