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Title: In the Heat of the Night
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URL Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkXfg3AljBg
Published: Jul 1, 2020
Author: YouTube Movies
Post Date: 2020-07-26 18:01:43 by BTP Holdings
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Views: 250
Comments: 2

Sidney Poitier, in one of his most-celebrated roles, appears as Virgil Tibbs, a Philadelphia homicide detective who, while visiting a small Mississippi town, will find himself falsely arrested for a murder and then, in a strained collaboration with the town's sheriff (Rod Steiger), stays on to help solve the murder. Steiger's town is a backward "redneck" Southern burg whose population includes an aristocratic racist, the eccentric owner of a fly-infested diner, exceptionally stupid cops, young thugs who beat up "niggers" for the fun of it and a young woman who provocatively cools herself by standing nude at her window. When the murder is finally solved, Poitier and Steiger will part with reserve and distance, but with enormous respect for each other. Norman Jewison directed.

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#1. To: BTP Holdings (#0)

Sidney Poitier

He was a pioneer in the industry, earning respect as did MJK.

Too bad it couldn't have stayed as it was once was, where people decided to treat each other as equals, or at least without prejudice.

FormerLurker  posted on  2020-07-26   18:20:23 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: FormerLurker (#1) (Edited)

Too bad it couldn't have stayed as it was once was, where people decided to treat each other as equals, or at least without prejudice.

Sidney Poitier is 93 years of age now. He is hanging in there.

BTW, when I worked for State of Illinois, I asked one of the black guys I worked with how they got hired onto the State. He said, "They just needed a couple of niggers." LOL

BTP Holdings  posted on  2020-07-26   18:31:48 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  


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