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Sidney Poitier Movies: 'Cry the Beloved Country'

Sidney Poitier Movies

Sidney PoitierTurner Classic Movies, Tuesday, August 7

6:00 AM CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY (1952) A South African minister travels to Johannesburg to find his missing son. Dir.: Zoltan Korda. Cast: Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier, Charles Carson. Black and White-108 minutes.

8:00 AM BLACKBOARD JUNGLE (1955) An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency. Dir.: Richard Brooks. Cast: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Sidney Poitier, Paul Mazursky, Vic Morrow, Margaret Hayes, Rafael Campos. Black and White-101 minutes. Letterbox.

10:00 AM GOOD-BYE, MY LADY (1956) A stray dog brings together a young boy and an old man in the Georgia swamps. Dir.: William A. Wellman. Cast: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon de Wilde, Sidney Poitier. Black and White-95 minutes.

12:00 PM SOMETHING OF VALUE (1957) Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising. Dir.: Richard Brooks. Cast: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Sidney Poitier, Wendy Hiller. Black and White-114 minutes.

2:00 PM PARIS BLUES (1961) Two jazz musicians deal with romantic problems in Paris. Dir.: Martin Ritt. Cast: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll. Color-99 minutes. Letterbox.

4:00 PM THE BEDFORD INCIDENT (1965) An American destroyer, with a journalist on board, pursues a Russian submarine during the Cold War. Dir.: James B. Harris. Cast: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur. Black and White-102 minutes. Letterbox.

6:00 PM A PATCH OF BLUE (1965) A blind white girl falls in love with a black man. Dir.: Guy Green. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman. Black and White-105 minutes. Letterbox.

8:00 PM A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961) A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children. Dir.: Daniel Petrie. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee. Black and White-128 minutes. Letterbox.

10:15 PM TO SIR, WITH LOVE (1967) A substitute teacher changes the lives of the slum children in his class. Dir.: James Clavell. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Lulu. Color-105 minutes. Letterbox.

12:15 AM EDGE OF THE CITY (1957) An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official. Dir.: Martin Ritt. Cast: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden. Black and White-86 minutes. Letterbox.

2:00 AM BUCK AND THE PREACHER (1972) A con man helps a group of former slaves survive the perils of the wild West in their search for the promised land. Dir.: Sidney Poitier. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee. Color-103 minutes. Letterbox.

4:00 AM THE ORGANIZATION (1971) When a group of revolutionaries fighting the drug rackets are framed for murder, detective Virgil Tibbs steps in to clear their names. Dir.: Don Medford. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Barbara McNair, Gerald S. O'Loughlin. Color-108 minutes. Letterbox.

 

Movie schedule and synopsis via the Turner Classic Movies website.


         
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