Blackboard Jungle 1955

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the students' interest in education, challenging both the school staff and the pupils. He is subjected to violence as well as duplicitous schemes.

Film programs
Books with substantial mentioning of Blackboard Jungle
David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

James Robert Parish and George H. Hill
Black Action Films, Plots, Critiques, Casts and Credits for 235 Theatrical and Made-for-Television Releases
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 1989

Peter Biskind
Seeing Is Believing, How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties
New York, 1983

Alvin H. Marill
The Films of Sidney Poitier
Secaucus, N.J., 1978

Douglas Brode
The Films of the Fifties
Secaucus, NJ, 1976
Books with an entry on Blackboard Jungle
Alan G. Fetrow
Feature Films, 1950 - 1959, a United States Filmography
Jefferson, NC, 1999

Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969
Articles on Blackboard Jungle
Jerold Simmons, Violent youth: the censoring and public reception of The Wild One and The Blackboard Jungle, in: Film History, vol. 20, 2008 pp. 381-391
Author:Jerold Simmons
Title:Violent youth: the censoring and public reception of The Wild One and The Blackboard Jungle
Magazine:Film History
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Wild One (1953)
Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Blackboard Jungle
United States 1955

Directed by

Richard Kiley
Warner Anderson
Vic Morrow
Horace McMahon
Jamie Farr
James Drury
Martha Wentworth
Richard Deacon
Teddy Infuhr
Tommy Ivo
John Erman
Carl Kress


Running time:101 minutes
Country:United States

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