Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Blackboard Jungle.

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From this Saturday at 2am Eastern, that’s 7pm Saturday in NZ, or 5pm in Sydney, and repeated every four hours throughout the day , it’s the described movie Blackboard Jungle from 1955.
Blackboard Jungle is a 1955 social commentary film about teachers in an interracial inner-city school. It is remembered for its innovative use of rock and roll in its soundtrack and for the unusual breakout role of 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".
Directed by: Richard Brooks.
Produced by: Pandro S. Berman.
Written by: Richard Brooks.
Based on: The Blackboard Jungle, by Evan Hunter.
Starring: Glenn Ford, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow, Anne Francis and Louis Calhern.
Music by: Max C. Freedman, Jimmy DeKnight (song " Rock Around the Clock") (uncredited), Willis Holman (song “Blackboard Jungle”), Jenny Lou Carson (song " Let Me Go, Lover!"; uncredited).
Cinematography: Russell Harlan, ASC.
Edited by: Ferris Webster.
Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Release date: 20 March, 1955 (New York), 25 March, 1955 (US).
Running time: 101 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $1,168,000.
Box office: $8,144,000.
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