Selected Moments of the 20th Century

A work in progress edited by Daniel Schugurensky
Department of Adult Education, Community Development and Counselling Psychology,
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT)

1967

Sidney Poitier, the student in The Blackboard Jungle, is now a teacher in To Sir With Love

Twelve years after performing Miller, the bright student who was the leader of the class in the 1955 movie The Blackboard Jungle (http://www.destgulch.com/movies/bjungle/), actor Sidney Poitier stars in To Sir with Love, in which he performs Mark Thackeray, an unemployed engineer who takes a job as a teacher in a rough part of East London. For a review of To Sir with Love, including pictures of the movie, click here:

http://www.dvdreview.com/fullreviews/to_sir__with_love.shtml

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