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Blackboard Jungle

Blackboard Jungle(1955)

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  • This film launched the Rock and Roll era by using "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and His Comets as its theme music. The song was chosen for the theme after it was heard among records owned by Peter Ford, the son of the film's star, Glenn Ford. For years it was thought the producer's daughter had discovered the song, but this has since been proven incorrect. "Rock Around the Clock" went to No. 1 around the world and eventually sold an estimated 25 million copies.

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    Jameel Farah (Santini) later changed his stage name to Jamie Farr. In the early 70's he became a staple on the TV show "MASH", playing the character of "Corporal Klinger" .

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