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Blackboard Jungle -- Glen Ford is riveting as a dedicated teacher whose idealism fades under the tensions that rip his classroom apart. Anne Francis and Sidney Poitier co-star.
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An inner city school teacher goes above and beyond the call of duty to reach his rebellious students. Low budget classic features the rock anthem 'Rock Around the Clock'.
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This 1969 screwball comedy involves a scientist who is given the assignment of spending one month in a simulated underwater home.
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