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Blackboard Jungle (1955)

101 min - Drama - 25 March 1955
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Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the students' interest in education, challenging both the school staff and the pupils. He is subjected to violence as well as duplicitous schemes.

Director:  Richard Brooks
Writers:  Richard Brooks
Stars:  Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes, John Hoyt, Richard Kiley, Emile Meyer, Warner Anderson, Basil Ruysdael, Paul Mazursky, Dan Terranova, Rafael Campos, Horace McMahon, Jamie Farr, Danny Dennis, Bobby Somers

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Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the students' interest in education, challenging both the school staff and the pupils. He is subjected to violence as well as duplicitous schemes.



Tagline: SHOCKING!

Genres: Drama

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Italian
Release Date:  25 March 1955

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 41 min

Academy Award Nominations

ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Randall Duell; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Henry Grace
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Russell Harlan
FILM EDITING — Ferris Webster
WRITING (Screenplay) — Richard Brooks


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