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Fri Mar 21 17:11:55 2014 UTClccn-n790953150.06Sidney Poitier /0.190.84The evolution of character portrayals in the films of Sidney Poitier, 1950-1978 /46947403Sidney_Poitiern 79095315327553Poitier, Sidney, 1927-lccn-n50057783United Artists Corporationprolccn-no94034365Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)lccn-no98037755MGM Home Entertainment Inclccn-n82154795Dee, Rubyprfactnc-columbia pictures corporationColumbia Pictures Corporationprolccn-n80015727Metro-Goldwyn-Mayerprolccn-no95005960Warner Home Video (Firm)lccn-n88068070Kramer, Stanleysceproprfflmdrtlccn-n50038123Hepburn, Katharine1907-2003othcstprfactlccn-no97040589Mirisch, WalterprdproPoitier, SidneyDramaBiographyFilm adaptationsRecords and correspondenceHistoryFictionJuvenile worksTelevision programsComedy filmsDetective and mystery filmsUnited StatesPoitier, SidneyActorsRacismRace relationsAfrican American actorsTeachersAfrican AmericansAfrican American familiesIllinois--ChicagoInterracial marriageMinoritiesAfrican American detectivesBall, John Dudley,Jesus ChristHansberry, Lorraine,Murder--InvestigationEngland--LondonSocial historyMississippiSheriffsComputer hackersTeacher-student relationshipsArizonaNunsAfrican Americans--Relations with German AmericansGermansChurch buildingsBarrett, William E.--(William Edmund),Juvenile delinquentsHunter, Evan,SchoolsBraithwaite, E. R.--(Edward Ricardo)Parent and adult childUnited States.--Supreme CourtParental acceptanceConsolidation and merger of corporationsChief executive officersCoinsFamiliesNew York (State)--New YorkDenker, HenryOursler, Fulton,MurderMan-woman relationshipsMythology, GreekComputer securityBlind womenBlacksEscapes192719471950195119521953195519561957195819591960196119621963196419651966196719681969197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014521404641475791.4372PN1997ocn059760825ocn156915599ocn181596770ocn043752190ocn056365647ocn025291995ocn051845612ocn063146251ocn020792944ocn052219303ocn779214769ocn085841413ocn077547779ocn017821372ocn025523620ocn818315558ocn056432752ocn780636413ocn669198025ocn318454447ocn005183886ocn003369213ocn010290200ocn005631436ocn005508069ocn034473253ocn049939525ocn010874335ocn152076755ocn417259388ocn056822598ocn144682444ocn852472413ocn054448490ocn022633604ocn034622420ocn049939525ocn780787661ocn781045827ocn691254473ocn026456263ocn025824819ocn078057807ocn022833634ocn798024317ocn221944831ocn781075966ocn414797977ocn055882591ocn777225676ocn743154561ocn743154656296176ocn045860183visu19670.21Jewison, NormanIn the heat of the nightDramaFilm and video adaptationsPolice filmsDetective and mystery filmsFilm adaptationsA small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder292053ocn040803347visu19670.21Kramer, StanleyGuess who's coming to dinnerFictionDramaWhen the daughter of well-to-do liberal parents plans to marry a black doctor, both families must sit down face to face and examine each other's level of intolerance+-+0554139796284638ocn043778792visu19610.23Petrie, DanielA raisin in the sunFictionDramaFilm and video adaptationsFilm adaptationsFilm of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations+-+0739565535324187521ocn056365647visu19840.18Stevens, GeorgeThe greatest story ever toldHistoryBiographyFictionDramaFilm adaptationsDrama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha186647ocn043752190visu19660.21Braithwaite, E. RTo Sir, with loveFictionDramaFilm adaptationsA teacher in England abandons the traditional curriculum of education in dealing with a class of students rejected by other schools167123ocn046647719visu19630.19Nelson, RalphLilies of the fieldFictionDramaFilm adaptationsA free-spirited ex-G.I. stumbles upon five German refugee nuns in Arizona and helps them build a chapel144412ocn059760825visu19550.24Brooks, RichardBlackboard jungleDramaFilm adaptationsUrban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel+-+3284534696324142015ocn052640538visu19920.08Robinson, Phil AldenSneakersFictionDramaA thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job+-+3315378325115119ocn039159350visu19970.17Caton-Jones, MichaelThe JackalFictionDramaJackal--the greatest assassin in history--out to eliminate a top U.S. government official. Declan Mulqueen, an imprisoned underground operative, is the only man who can stop him. Now, the Deputy Director of the FBI is taking the biggest risk of all ... he's releasing one criminal to stop another+-+1300778325324108943ocn048924353visu19580.23Kramer, StanleyThe defiant onesFictionDramaTwo convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility101110ocn024617816visu19910.08Separate but equalHistoryTrials, litigation, etcDramaTelevision programsThe year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by whiteschool officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country+-+34831700063249967ocn798809801book20130.14Poitier, SidneyMontaro Caine : a novelFictionMontaro Caine, CEO of the Fitzer Corporation, is losing control of the company he built. At this moment of crisis, a man and woman appear at his office with a coin of unknown provenance, composed of a metal unknown on Earth. Montaro immediately recognizes it as the companion of a coin he analyzed as a graduate student working in a lab at MIT, which was later returned to its unidentified owner. But the value of the coin lies not in its monetary worth but in its hold on the people who come into contact with it93213ocn051845612visu19650.19A patch of blueFictionDramaFilm adaptationsA blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother+-+41475374253246117ocn779214769rcrd19960.07D'Aulaire, IngriD'Aulaires' book of Greek mythsJuvenile worksFictionA collection of Greek myths+-+996351033659222ocn042250280visu19800.17Poitier, SidneyStir crazyDramaComedy filmsTwo zany drifters are mistakenly sent to prison for a robbery they didn't commit. They must rely on their wits in order to survive a sadistic warden, a hulking mass-murderer and worst of all, the inter-prison rodeo+-+882956553532456917ocn045849195visu19700.19Douglas, GordonThey call me Mister Tibbs!DramaDetective and mystery filmsDetective Virgil Tibbs has been assigned to solve the murder of a prostitute. His pal, a political-minded minister who is spearheading a referendum on community control, is suspected of the homicide and Tibbs is faced with the decision of whether or not to invesigate5158ocn694802988visu20010.13Poitier, SidneyThe last brickmaker in AmericaDramaHenry spends his time working in the brickyard owned by his family and grieving the loss of his wife. When a young boy enters Henry's life, both man and child find what they desperately need in each other49412ocn064588464visu19500.23Mankiewicz, Joseph LNo way outDramaWhen a young African-American doctor operates on two white brothers brought in for gunshot wounds, it sets off a chain of violent confrontations between a vicious psychopath, his gang and the black community. Includes original theatrical trailer47116ocn054408909visu19810.19For love of IvyDramaA wealthy family, afraid of losing their housekeeper to a secretarial career, fix her up with a man-about-town, who is secretly involved in illegal gambling+-+924855912532446122ocn044001026visu19720.21Poitier, SidneyBuck and the preacherDramaThis is the story of the perils faced by a wagon train of courageous black settlers. It's the 1860s and Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation has just freed the country's slaves, but a group of vigilante nightraiders are resentful of the black men's newly-gained freedom497824ocn043060544book20000.18Poitier, SidneyThe measure of a man : a spiritual autobiographyBiographyBibliographyThe acclaimed actor reveals the passion, spirituality, and intellectual fervor that have driven his life and career, citing the elements of his childhood that gave him his sense of worth and ethics+-+135160715519628ocn005892112book19800.21Poitier, SidneyThis lifeBiographyAn autobiography of the actor who arrived in Miami, from the Bahamas, at age sixteen. Some of his movies have been "A Raisin in the Sun," "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," and "In the Heat of the Night."189313ocn223433874book20080.17Poitier, SidneyLife beyond measure : letters to my great-granddaughterBiographyRecords and correspondenceSidney Poitier is one of the most revered actors in the history of Hollywood. He has overcome enormous obstacles in extraordinary times and is a role model for many Americans because of his convictions, bravery, and grace. Poitier reflects on this amazing life in Life Beyond Measure, offering inspirational advice and personal stories in the form of extended letters to his great-granddaughter. Writing for all who admire his example and who search for wisdom only a man of great experience can offer, this American icon shares his thoughts on love, faith, courage, and the future+-+436149615516634ocn052979159book20040.27Goudsouzian, AramSidney Poitier : man, actor, iconBiography"In the 1970s, Poitier shifted his considerable talents toward directing, starring in, and producing popular movies that employed many African Americans, both on and off screen. After a long hiatus, he returned to starring roles in the late 1980s. More recently, the film industry has reappraised his career, and Poitier has received numerous honors recognizing his work for black equality in Hollywood. As this biography affirms, Poitier remains one of American popular culture's foremost symbols of the possibilities for and limits of racial equality."--Jacket+-+7893732535156727ocn081148378rcrd20000.13Poitier, SidneyThe measure of a manBiographyThe acclaimed actor reveals the passion, spirituality, and intellectual fervor that have driven his life and career, citing the elements of his childhood that gave him his sense of worth and ethics+-+68900861553247562ocn016581820book19880.06Bergman, CarolSidney PoitierJuvenile worksBiographyTraces the life of the movie actor who won an Academy Award in 1964 and became a symbol of the breakthrough of black performers in motion pictures+-+91102152357289ocn228024764rcrd20080.13Poitier, SidneyLife beyond measure [letters to my great-granddaughter]BiographyRecords and correspondenceOne of America's great actors, multiple award winner Sidney Poitier, offers lessons from his own remarkable life in the form of letters to his great-granddaughter+-+K4931061555271ocn000331084book19670.06Rollins, Charlemae HillFamous Negro entertainers of stage, screen, and TVBiography3553ocn000129419book19710.23Hoffman, WilliamSidney2241ocn003870403book19780.37Marill, Alvin HThe films of Sidney Poitier2233ocn005287018book19800.50Keyser, Lester JThe cinema of Sidney Poitier : the black man's changing role on the American screen1763ocn001012551book19690.27Ewers, Carolyn HThe long journey : a biography of Sidney PoitierBiography1461ocn062204570rcrd20050.15Fresh air the best of stage & screenInterviewsTerry Gross interviews seventeen stars of stage and screen+-+46346601061081ocn043728652visu19990.18Sidney Poitier one bright lightBiographyExplores the life and career of Sidney Poitier through his body of work and through the words of his colleagues and admirers1076ocn009110853book19800.84Kelley, Samuel LThe evolution of character portrayals in the films of Sidney Poitier, 1950-19781061ocn002373079book19760.06Paige, DavidSidney PoitierJuvenile worksBiographyA brief biography of the black actor who rose from abject poverty to become a superstar in films and on the stage784ocn003281376book19690.16Ewers, Carolyn HSidney Poiter: the long journeyJuvenile worksBiographyPoitier's struggle for financial and personal success and security351ocn006859857rcrd19800.66Poitier, SidneyA conversation with actor Sidney PoitierPoitier discusses his career and his views about the future of his profession221ocn527366333book20030.23Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityBiographyBiographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life+-+3788112325161ocn527366213book19960.20Contemporary Black biography. Profiles from the international Black communityBiographyBiographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life+-+3284534696324+-+3284534696324Fri Mar 21 15:12:30 EDT 2014batch48135