Sidney Poitier


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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013].
Physical Desc
4 videodiscs (404 min.) : sound, black and white & color ; 4 3/4 in.


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General Note
Blackboard jungle: based on the novel by Evan Hunter ; Something of value: based on the novel by Robert C. Ruark ; A patch of blue: based on "Be ready bells and drums" by Elizabeth Kata.
Creation/Production Credits
Blackboard jungle: screenplay by Richard Brooks; directred by Richard Brooks; produced by Pandro S. Berman.
Creation/Production Credits
Edge of the city: story and screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur; produced by David Susskind; directed by Martin Ritt.
Creation/Production Credits
Something of value: screenplay by Richard Brooks, produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Richard Brooks.
Creation/Production Credits
A patch of blue: music by Jerry Goldsmith, written for the screen and directed by Guy Green; produced by Pandro S. Berman
Blackboard jungle: Sidney Poitier, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes.
Edge of the city: Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee.
Something of value: Sidney Poitier, Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juana Hernandez, William Marshall.
A patch of blue: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman.
Blackboard jungle: Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel.
Edge of the city: If you need a job Charlie Malik can find a spot for you in the dockside railyards. All he needs in return is that you show up on time, work hard, and kick back part of your pay. Two New York City longshoremen, Axel Nordmann, and Army deserter, and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader, join forces a corrupt New York waterfront union official. The two share bond that cuts across society's black/white divide.
Something of value: When the Mau Maus spread violence and terror throughout British East Africa in an effort to sweep the British from the land, families on both sides are shattered, and two young men who wanted only to live in peace and mutual respect must confront their destinies.
A patch of blue: A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, full screen presentation & widescreen presentation; region 1; Dolby Digital mono.; double-sided disc; dual-layer.
English, French, Spanish subtitles.

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