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Remembering Rod...

“We come. We go. And in between we try to understand.” – Rod Steiger

I remember the day my agent called me and said, “You have an audition at 11:30. 1,349 more words

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April 13 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – April 13 *

1723 – The governor of Massachusetts issues a proclamation on
the “fires which have been designedly and… 329 more words

African American History

HE'S THE FIRST

April 13th in history:

Firsts for African-Americans on April 13th …

Sidney Poitier became the first black man to win an Oscar for acting on April 13th, 1964. 47 more words

Today In History

Things I Read Off the Screen in In the Heat of the Night

NO LOAFING IN THIS ROOM … LADIES

For work reasons, been looking at Hal Ashby stuff, and this led me to pick up Mark Harris’s terrific book… 824 more words

FILM

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Stanley Kramer

Starring Sidney Poitier as John Prentice

Katharine Houghton as Joanna Drayton… 657 more words

Drama

No Way Out (1951)

No Way Out (1950, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) is an unsubtle parable of age-old class and race tensions. But it’s executed so energetically and directly that it feels fresh and urgent. 1,630 more words