One Black Couple Shown
Although this film was set in 1961, and the central theme was not (the just
beginning of) integration of public schools, if you closely examine some scenes,
a (token?) black couple can be seen. I wonder--did the producers do this just
to add a little further "titillation" to the film? Political correctness?
(Even in 1961?) Or, perhaps, a genuine effort to show integration changes that
were just beginning in most American public schools? Although the Supreme
Court had ordered public schools to be integrated "with all deliberate speed"
in 1954, but as we all know, integration was done with anything but "deliberate