Oscar Movies: Blackboard Jungle, The (1955)



Oscar Nominations: 4


Screenplay: Richard Brooks

Cinematography (b/w): Russell Harlan

Art Direction-Set Decoration: Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell; Edwin B. Willis and Henry Grace

Film Editing: Ferris Webster


Oscar Awards: None


Oscar Context:


The Screenplay Oscar went to Paddy Chayefsky for “Marty,” which also won Best Picture.  The Cinematography Oscar went to James Wong Howe for “The Rose Tattoo,” which also won the Art Direction Oscar.  The Editing Oscar was won by Charles Nelson and William A. Lyon for “Picnic.”