A Patch of Blue

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1965. Vintage photograph of director Guy Green and actors Elizabeth Hartman and Sidney Poitier on the set of the 1965 film. Mimeo snipe and holograph annotations on the verso.

Based on Elizabeth Kata's 1961 novel "Be Ready With Bells and Drums" Rose-Ann D'Arcey (Shelley Winters) is blind and lives with her abusive mother and alcoholic father in a small apartment. She becomes friends with Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), who wishes to help her out of her difficult and abusive situation. Rose-Ann falls in Love with Gorgon, but their relationship is further complicated due to the racism that Gordon faces as a black man. Shelley Winters won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and the film was nominated for four others.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #145162]

Price: $85.00