Blackboard Jungle (1955)

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Blackboard Jungle is a 1955 social commentary film about teachers in an inter-racial inner-city school, based on the novel of the same name by Evan Hunter and adapted for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks. It is remembered for its innovative use of rock and roll in its soundtrack and for the unusual breakout role of a black Bahamian-American cast member, future Oscar winner and star Sidney Poitier as a rebellious, yet musically talented student. Wikipedia

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Blackboard Jungle is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on novels, American drama films, Films set in New York City, Coming-of-age films, 1955 films, 1950s drama films, Films directed by Richard Brooks and Bill Haley.

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Belazi: Five points off, what for?
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