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Tag: Sidney Poitier

“The Defiant Ones” (1958)

I use the DVR to record old movies, and when I have nothing going on – which is rare – I like to watch them. Not too long ago, I watched The Defiant Ones with Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier. In addition to containing a really good story, the film is a landmark of race relations, considering its release date in 1958, two years after the Montgomery Bus Boycott was over and one year after the Little Rock Nine. In the film, two convicts, one white and one black, escape… Read more “The Defiant Ones” (1958)