Mr. Headmistress (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on The Wonderful World of Disney on March 15, 1998. A notorious con man dresses up as the headmistress of an all-girls boarding school in order to escape two dangerous thugs who are intent on collecting on a bad debt, and in the interim changes the lives of everyone he meets. Directed by James Frawley. Stars Harland Williams (Tucker), Shawna Waldron (Beryl), Duane Martin (Jim), Joel Brooks (Ferguson), Lori Hallier (Sally), Lawrence Dane (Rawlings), Conrad Dunn (Farley), Katey Sagal (Harriet Magnum). 120-year old Alma College in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, subbed for the fictional Rawlings School for Girls.