SIDNEY POITIER R.I.P

So much has been said in the media about the sad news of Sidney Poitier’s passing, the following photos are my small tribute to this fine actor who blazed a trail for others.

 

Playing a High School student in BLACKBOARD JUNGLE.

 

With Tony Curtis.THE DEFIANT ONES.

 

With Ruby Dee. A RAISIN IN THE SUN

I haven’t seen either “A Raisin In The Sun” or “Lilies of the Field”, but hope to catch up with them soon.

 

 

Best Actor  Oscar for LILIES  OF THE FIELD.

 

With Katharine Houghton.GUESS WHO’SE COMING TO DINNER.

 

TO SIR WITH LOVE

The ending where the class have given their teacher a present.

 

They Call Me MR.TIBBS.”

On the set of ”IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT:

With Lee Grant and Rod Steiger.

 

 

The ending of “In The  Heat of the Night”.

 

With  his wife, Joanna Shimkus.( Married in 1976).

 

 

7 responses »

  1. The last movie I watched with Poitier would have been Band of Angels back in November, and he did a terrific bit of work opposite Gable.

    A sad loss. That ending of To Sir, with Love is very touching.

    RIP

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