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1964: Sidney Poitier

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The Good, The Bad And The Hot: Movies To Warm Winter's Bite

Sidney Poitier smolders — and swelters — in In the Heat of the Night . Mirisch/United Artists hide caption i toggle caption Mirisch/United Artists Plenty of movies sound as if they'll warm you up — Heat , The Towering Inferno , Hot ...
 NPR2 months ago

Where are they now? Sally James from Tiswas

PRESENTER Sally James opens up about her acting career, Sidney Poitier, The Railway Children and running her own business ITV's anarchic Tiswas was a hugely popular Saturday morning kids show in the 70s, and more than 300 episodes were screened ...
 Scottish Daily Express2 months ago
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The best and worst black-white buddy movies

In 1958, a movie was released called The Defiant Ones, in which Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier played two escaped convicts, one white, one black, who learned to respect each other while on the run. And thus was racism solved by Hollywood. In the ...
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This Day in History | 1964 Poitier breaks new ground with Oscar win

w ground with Oscar win The acting profession's top award has gone to a black actor for the first time. Sidney Poitier won the best actor Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Field. In the film, released last year, he played construction worker ...
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Sir Sidney Poitier to bestow his name to BIFF Career Achievement Award

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) has announced that Academy Award winner and renowned global icon Sir Sidney Poitier has agreed to the naming of the prestigious Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival the ...
 Nassau Guardian2 weeks ago
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Interview with top entertainment figure Michael Des Barres

One of 's first film roles of note was as one of the students in the classic Sidney Poitier vehicle, , in 1967. Since then, the 67 year old has gone on to appear in many other movies and TV programmes, most famously MacGyver, where he played the ...
 Digital Journal1 month ago

Can Hollywood Fix Its Diversity Problem?

Kevin Winter/ At the 74th annual Academy Awards in 2002, Sidney Poitier—who became the first African American to win a best actor Oscar in 1964, for Lilies of the Field— received an honorary Oscar for his body of work. That same night, ...
 The Root2 months ago

Today in African American history: A double birthday

Sir Sidney Poitier, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), was born in Miami, Fla., on February 20, 1927, of Bahamian parentage. He is a world-renowned actor, film director, author and diplomat. He acted in the ...
 People's World2 months ago

Barbra Streisand Presents Chaplin Award to Robert Redford at Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tonight

The Film Society of Lincoln Center previously announced that Barbra Streisand (recipient of the 40th Chaplin Award) would present the 42nd Chaplin Award to Academy Award-winner Robert Redford , director, actor, producer, environmentalist, and ...
 Broadway World1 day ago Barbra Streisand to Present Chaplin Award to Robert Redford at Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala  Broadway World1 month ago
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