I want to know what movie this is . It’s the story of 2 boys in a school (or institution) who climb the…

… highest tower of the school. At the top, they raise a home-made flag on the flagpole there. However, on the way down the younger of the 2 slips and falls to his death. The film ends with the authorities telling the survivor he won’t be prosecuted, but will have his friend’s death on his conscience for the rest of his life. I saw this in the UK in late 60s/early 70s on TV, but it looked like it was made in the 50s and was in black and white. It was British and I don’t think they were at a normal school, but a correctional institute for young offenders.

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