Released in January of 1979 in the USA, "Take Down" (also known as "Fighting Chance") is a Drama film directed by Kieth Merrill, and written by Kieth Merrill and Eric Hendershot , starring Edward Herrmann, K. Lloyd, Lorenzo Lamas, Maureen McCormick, M. Payne and Stephen Furst.
Just once...everyone has to be a winner!
Ed Branish (Edward Herrmann), a snooty English teacher who finds his situation at Mingo Junction High School far beneath him and barely tolerable, flaunts his air of superiority over all, including his supportive wife (Kathleen Lloyd), by frequently spouting platitudes from literary masters to validate his often contemptuous viewpoint.
His habit of having as little to do with his school as possible finally gets the better of him when his light schedule makes him the only staff member available to [...]
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Who is the director of "Take Down"?
Edward Herrmann and Kieth Merrill have collaborated in "Harry's War", released in 1981 portraying Harry Johnson.