Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier

One Bright Light

DVD - 2000
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Explores the life and career of Sidney Poitier through his body of work and through the words of his colleagues and admirers
Publisher: [United States] : Fox Lorber, 2000
Copyright Date: ©1999
ISBN: 9781572527300
1572527307
Branch Call Number: DVD BIO Poitier, S 2000
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated

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May 09, 2018

I wanted to make fun movies in which black people could sit in a theater and laugh at themselves without restraint and feel good about it. - Sidney Poitier

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May 09, 2018

That was not characteristic of the black population in America in my time. - Sidney Poitier

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LThomas_Library
May 09, 2018

Until Sidney Poitier Hollywood only portrayed blacks as entertainers, as servants or as character comics.

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LThomas_Library
May 09, 2018

The winter was a teacher. - Sidney Poitier

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May 09, 2018

Pride and entitlement I carried with me. - Sidney Poitier

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LThomas_Library
May 09, 2018

I had no idea what film was. - Sidney Poitier

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May 09, 2018

Other: Racial content.

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May 09, 2018

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Intense scenes.

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May 09, 2018

Coarse Language: Racially motivated.

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May 09, 2018

Captivating. Real. Required viewing. Worth purchasing.

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LThomas_Library thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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May 09, 2018

From the humble beginnings of Nassau, Bahamas to Hollywood, One Bright Light highlights the challenges and achievements of Sidney Poitier.

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