Blackboard Jungle is a 1955 social drama film about teachers in an interracial inner-city school, based on the 1954 novel The Blackboard Jungle 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, for casting grown adults as school children, and for the unusual breakout role of a black cast member, future Oscar winner and star Sidney Poitier as a rebellious, yet musically talented student.In 2016, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"Gwyllyn Samuel Newton "Glenn" Ford (May 1, 1916 August 30, 2006) was a Canadian-American actor who often portrayed ordinary men in unusual circumstances. Ford was most prominent during Hollywood's Golden Age as one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, who had a career that lasted more than 50 years. Although he played in many genres of movies, some of his most significant roles were in the film noirs Gilda (1946) and The Big Heat (1953), and the high school angst film Blackboard Jungle (1955). However, it was for comedies or westerns which he received acting laurels, including three Golden Globe Nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy movie, winning for Pocketful of Miracles (1961). He also played a supporting role as Clark Kent's adoptive father, Jonathan Kent, in Superman (1978).Five of his films have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Gilda (1946), The Big Heat (1953), Blackboard Jungle (1955), 3:10 to Yuma (1957) and Superman (1978). Anne Francis was an award-winning American actress known for her ground-breaking roles in the science fiction film Forbidden Planet and the television action drama series Honey West. Forbidden Planet marked a first in color, big budget, science-fiction themed motion pictures. WikipediaBorn: September 16, 1930, Ossining, NYDied: January 2, 2011, Santa Barbara, CAHeight: Spouse: Robert Abeloff (m. 19601964), Bamlet Lawrence Price Jr. (m. 19521955)Children: Jane Elizabeth Abeloff, Margaret Francis WestParents: Philip Francis, Edith Francis
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