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BLACKBOARD JUNGLE, THE (1955) 26631

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MGM Original Italian Locandina Poster (13x28) Fine Plus Condition

MGM Original Italian Locandina (13x27) for the Richard Brooks directed classic film BLACKBOARD JUNGLE (1955) starring Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Emile Meyer, Basil Ruysdael and Vic Morrow. It was in the year 1955 that Hollywood turned its attention to what was then called juvenile delinquency in two major films. One, of course, was Nicholas Ray's famous REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE starring James Dean. The other was BLACKBOARD JUNGLE. Glenn Ford is a high school teacher trying to do the right thing by his students. They are rebellious at every turn and things soon turn violent. The ringleader delinquents are played by Vic Morrow, then 26, and Sidney Poitier who was 28. Hardly highschoolers! The film presents an earnest, thoughtful look at teen angst and the violence which sometimes emerges from it. The movie used the song "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and the Comets as its theme to play over the main titles. The song soon climbed to number one on pop charts around the world, eventually selling millions of copies. The poster features photo tableau from the film including the confrontation of Glenn Ford by Vic Morrow. The poster is in fine plu condition. MovieArt Austin guarantees this poster to be the original Italian locandina for this film. MovieArt Austin will sell NO reproductions.

RICHARD BROOKS - Director
Glenn Ford - Actor
Anne Francis - Actor
Louis Calhern - Actor
Emile Meyer - Actor
Basil Ruysdael - Actor
VIC MORROW - Actor
Tommy Ivo - Actor






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