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Blackboard Jungle

Blackboard Jungle(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency.

Cast & Crew

Richard Brooks Director
Glenn Ford Richard Dadier
Anne Francis Anne Dadier
Louis Calhern Jim Murdock
Margaret Hayes Lois Judby Hammond
John Hoyt Mr. Warnecke
Richard Kiley Joshua Y. Edwards
Emile Meyer Mr. Halloran
Warner Anderson Dr. Bradley
Basil Ruysdael Prof. A. R. Kraal
Sidney Poitier Gregory W. Miller
Vic Morrow Artie West
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 20 Mar 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [1.75]
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  100-102 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,040    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • blackboard jungle

    kevin sellers 2015-01-30

    I agree that the ending is too Hollywood simplistic and "upbeat" but I still regard this as one of the better teacher films for reasons given in... MORE>

  • blackboard jungle

    kevin sellers 2015-01-29

    Still packs a punch after all these years. One of the first Hollywood teacher movies and still in the top five, in my opinion. (The other four, in no... MORE>

  • One Bad Apple

    disinterested spectator 2014-08-25

    Glenn Ford becomes a teacher at a high school, and it is a jungle indeed. Mean, scary, and dangerous, the students are a bunch of savages. Later in the... MORE>