Directed and written by Richard Brooks, "Blackboard Jungle" (also known as "Blackboard Jungle, The", "Saat der Gewalt, Die", "Seme della violenza, Il") is a Drama film, released in the USA on March 19 of 1955 , starring Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes, John Hoyt and Richard Kiley.
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Who directed "Blackboard Jungle":
Blackboard Jungle was directed by Richard Brooks, an American writer, director, producer, stunt, and actor.
Before Blackboard Jungle, Richard Brooks had directed The Last Time I Saw Paris, released in 1954, Flame and the Flesh (1954), Take the High Ground! (1953), Battle Circus (1953), Deadline - U.S.A. (1952), and Crisis (1950). Since, he directed The Catered Affair, released in 1956, Something of Value (1957), The Brothers Karamazov (1958), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960), and Sweet Bird of Youth (1962).
What was the release date of "Blackboard Jungle":
Blackboard Jungle was first released on Saturday, March 19, 1955, in the United States. Also released on Saturday, March 19, 1955 has been Tight Spot (dir. Phil Karlson). This was sixty-four (64) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, July 27, 1955 in France; Friday, October 28, 1955 in Germany; Friday, January 06, 1956 in Italy and on Sunday, August 21, 1955 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Blackboard Jungle":
At the casting of Blackboard Jungle we find Glenn Ford, previously seen in The Violent Men (1955) and The Americano (1955); Anne Francis (Battle Cry (1955), Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)); Louis Calhern (Athena (1954), Betrayed (1954)) [ more... ]
- John Hoyt, Emile Meyer and Dan Terranova can be seen in Baby Face Nelson, released in 1957.
- Glenn Ford, Warner Anderson and Basil Ruysdael also appeared in The Violent Men, released in 1955.
- Rafael Campos and Glenn Ford, John Hoyt also appeared in Trial, released in 1955.
What is the Storyline of "Blackboard Jungle":
Richard Dadier (Glenn Ford) is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils, led by student Gregory Miller (Sidney Poitier), 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; he first suspects Miller, but later realizes that Artie West (Vic Morrow) is the perpetrator, and challenges him in a [...]
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