Australian singles chart:
To Sir With Love entered the Kent charts on 4 November 1967 and peaked at #14. It was #66 on the Top 100 of 1968.
Edited by HD Film Tributes with footage from the 1967 James Clavell film To Sir, with Love that starred Sidney Poitier and featured Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall and singer Lulu in her film debut.
Mark London, Don Black
Record label of Australian release:
This is the title song to the 1967 movie of the same name. Lulu was in the film with Sidney Poitier – she got the gig after director James Clavell saw her open a show for The Beach Boys. At first she had just a small role in the movie, but Clavell was so impressed with her that he expanded her role and had her sing the theme. The film stars Poitier as a high school teacher who has a big impact on his unruly students. Lulu plays one of his students, and sings this song to him at the end of the film as the students show their appreciation for the teacher.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/lulu/to-sir-with-love
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