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Duel at Diablo (1966)

Jess Remsberg (James Garner) is a man on a mission of revenge. His wife, a Comanche woman, has been killed. Jess suspects that the unknown murderer is one of Leiutenant Scotty McAllister’s (Bill Travers) men, but he doesn’t know exactly who. 642 more words

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Announcing the 90 Years of Sidney Poitier Blogathon!

This year, we celebrated Margaret Lockwood and Olivia de Havilland’s centennials via blogathons. 100 is a wonderful age (my grandmother is almost 100), but 90 too! 549 more words

Mr. Thackery and Pamela Dare

Sidney Poitier as “Mr. Thackery” (“Sir) and Judy Geeson as “Pamela” in To Sir, With Love (1967)

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To Sir With Love

I freely admit to having a Reader’s Digest past. Somehow some sales person must have managed to bypass Mother-of-witch and her frugal approach to most unnecessary things in life, and persuaded her to subscribe to those books. 555 more words

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Review: In The Heat Of The Night

Director Norman Jewison

Certificate 12A

Starring Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Released 18th November 2016

 

As the BFI launched its Black Star season this week, it published the result of a public poll to find the best black performance from film or TV.  500 more words

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Sidney Poitier at the Movies and in Posters

I guess in my home, Mr. Poitier came in to my consciousness thanks to my parents love for the 1967 film In The Heat of the Night with Sidney and the scene chewing Rod Steiger. 443 more words

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Stir Crazy (1980)

Two bumbling suburbanites are framed for bank robbery and sentenced to 125 years in a tough western penitentiary.

This mildly amusing prison comedy certainly has some funny moments, especially during their initial incarceration and when the wardens turn the screws in order to bend them to the governor’s will. 90 more words

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