The Snub Club

28th Academy Awards Part 1: Blackboard Jungle

September 26, 2022

On this episode of The Snub Club, our hosts discuss 1955's Blackboard Jungle. Directed by Richard Brooks and starring Glenn Ford and Sidney Poitier, Blackboard Jungle was nominated for four Academy Awards but flunked out on awards night. In this episode, Danny, Sarah, and Caleb discuss desegregation, rock and roll, and the Venice Film Festival.


The Snub Club is a biweekly podcast about cinema history where we discuss the film from every year's Academy Awards with the most nominations but no wins. Hosted by Danny Vincent, Sarah Knauf, and Caleb Bunn!


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