Blackboard Jungle

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Blackboard Jungle Review


Idealism in the public school system got its start here in 1955's Blackboard Jungle, based on the book that convinced America that our kids were not all angels and schools were not built from picket fence perfection. Today, Blackboard Jungle is surprisingly dated and ineffective, as its picture of high school violence and perversity seems quaint in comparison to Columbine-style massacres and Mary Kay Letourneau. Even the firey Sidney Poitier an Vic Morrow, playing the school's punks, seem set to a lower level than we've seen from them in later, mor compelling works.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 101 mins

In Theaters: Friday 25th March 1955

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Fresh: 16 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 7.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Pandro S. Berman

Starring: as Richard DFadier, as Ann Dadier, as Gregory W. Miller, as Artie West, as Jim Murdock, as Lois Judby Hammond, as Mr. Warneke, as Joshua Y. Edwards, as Mr. Halloran, as Dr. Bradley, as Prof. A.R. Kraal, as Emmanuel Stoker, Dan Terranova as Belazi, Rafael Campos as Pete V. Morales, as Detective, Jamie Farr as Santini, Danny Dennis as De Lica

Also starring:


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