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A patch of blue [DVD] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; written for the screen and directed by Guy Green.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD 791.43 PAT (Text) 39230031535329 Adult Video Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD 791.43 PAT (Text) 39230031694001 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790772337
  • ISBN: 9780790772332
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel: Be ready with bells and drums / by Elizabeth Kata.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
"Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
Special features: optional audio commentary by Green; stills gallery; "Sidney Poitier : the legacy" essay; award notes; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, Rita Roland ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, Elisabeth Fraser, John Qualen.
Summary, etc.:
A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated by the MPAA.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French; with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy award, 1966: Best supporting actress (Winters); Golden Globe, 1966: Most promising newcomer - female (Hartman).
Subject: Interracial dating > Drama.
Blind women > Drama.
African American men > Drama.
Feature films.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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