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In the Heat of the Night

AFI Top 100 Ranking: 75

Release: August 2, 1967

Writer: Stirling Silliphant

Director: Norman Jewison

Star: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Lee Grant

Music: Quincy Jones… 1,117 more words

AFI Top 100

To Sir, With Love (1967)

  • The opening credits to this are so ’60s – both in terms of text design & music. Bleh.
  • Screenplay by, produced by, & directed by James Clavell.
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Sidney Poitier

First Black American Actor To Win An Academy Award For Best Actor, for his role in the movie, “Lillies of the Field.” (1963). Happy Birthday!!


Bahamian Actor Sidney Poitier Turns 91 Today

A heartfelt “Happy birthday” cheer to Sidney Poitier. As The Karibbean Kollective reminds us, the actor—a native of Cat Island, The Bahamas, who was born in Miami—turns 91 today. 501 more words


On This Day -- February 20th

February 20th is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 314 days remaining until the end of the year (315 in leap years). 144 more words

On This Day

Film History Lesson– February 20th

By Jordan Peterson | @movieminreviews

On February 20th in film history…

1927– Sir Sidney Poitier is born. Poitier is the first black actor to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. 65 more words


Have a Little Talk With Jesus

“Be true to yourselves and be useful to the journey.” 

~ Sidney Poitier


Overlook an offense and bond a friendship;
    fasten on to a slight and—good-bye, friend! 416 more words