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Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Blackboard Jungle
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Glenn Ford Glenn Ford
Richard Dadier
Anne Francis Anne Francis
Anne Dadier
Louis Calhern Louis Calhern
Jim Murdock
Margaret Hayes Margaret Hayes
Lois Judby Hammond
John Hoyt John Hoyt
Mr. Warneke
Richard Kiley Richard Kiley
Joshua Y. Edwards
Emile Meyer Emile Meyer
Mr. Halloran
Warner Anderson Warner Anderson
Dr. Bradley


Written by
Richard Brooks Richard Brooks
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Como está la juventud

10 years, 6 months ago at Apr 21 12:59
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En esta película de Richard Brooks tenemos a Richard Dadier (Glenn Ford), un novato que consigue su primer trabajo en un instituto de un barrio marginal, donde el director del centro es un hombre inflexible y muy estricto, tanto con los alumnos como con los propios docentes.

Conocemos al mismo tiempo que Dadier al resto de profesores, destacando Jim Murdock (Louis Calhern), un homb... read more
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Description: Richard Dadier is a man eager to make a difference. Or, some might say, he's a believer in lost causes. Dadier is a new teacher at inner-city North Manual High. Racial and sexual tensions. Violence. Gangs. Apathy. What Blackboard Jungle tackled 50 years ago are still hot-button issues in schools. Glenn Ford as Dadier clings to his ideals and pays a price vying with teen misfits led by Vic Morrow and, in a star-making performance, a too-cool-to-cope Sidney Poitier. Directed by Richard Brooks, Blackboard Jungle is brisk, urgent, powerful. And it start with the influential Rock Around The Clock, said to be first use of rock 'n' rol ... (more)
Release date: 25 March 1955
UPC: 012569690325
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" Blackboard Jungle is the original "crusading teacher against cynical and usually violent students" film. It reflected a new era in the fifties when kids were becoming more independent and less likely to honor their parents, which scared the hell out of the Depression generation. It's no less relevant today; in fact, one could call this film prescient, tapping into a zeitgesit of teenager fear that's only gotten worse in the fifty-plus years since it was made. "


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