Posts tagged "sidney poitier"
Sidney Poitier in a scene from “For Love of Ivy” in 1968. Mr. Poitier, the author three memoirs, released his first novel, “Montaro Caine,” early this month. Photo: Bob Adelman/Corbis.
Sidney Poitier holding court at a party in 1977. To his right is actress, Tracy Reed, his co-star in the 1977 film, “A Piece of the Action.” I LOVE Tracy Reed and wish I could find more (clear!) pictures of her. Photo: Ozier Muhammad for EBONY.
Sidney Poitier and Nat “King” Cole cutting up at the 1963 #Oscars at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, April 8, 1963. One of my favorite pictures EVER! Photo: Michael Ochs Archives, Corbis.
Happy 86th Birthday to absolutely magisterial Sidney Poitier! In this 1965 photo, Mr. Poitier is on the set of “The Slender Thread,” a 1966 film he did with Anne Bancroft (Sydney Pollack’s directorial debut - and Quincy Jones did the music!) Photo: Cat’s Collection/Corbis.
Sidney Poitier getting his make-up touched up on the set of ‘To Sir, With Love’, in June 1966. Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive.
Sidney Poitier and Eartha Kitt in the 1957 film “The Mark of the Hawk.” Mr. Poitier portrays a London-born African who returns home for a political position. His character’s name? Wait for it… Obam. Ms. Kitt plays his stylish wife Renee. Photo: John Springer Collection/Corbis.
I couldn’t resist… Gordon Parks captures Lorraine Hansberry chatting with Harry Belafonte (Sidney Poitier is in the rear and actor Godfrey Cambridge is far right) at a party in honor of Ms. Hansberry’s smash Broadway play, ‘A Raisin in the Sun,’ at Sardi’s in New York City in March 1959. Photo: Gordon Parks/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.
Oscar winner Sidney Poitier and Nat “King” Cole at the 1963 Academy Awards at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, April 8, 1963. This is easily one of my favorite pictures.
Sidney Poitier and Eartha Kitt in the 1957 film Mark of the Hawk. Mr. Poitier portrayed a London-born African who returns home for a political position. His character’s name? Wait for it… Obam. Eartha Kitt plays his stylish wife Renee.