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

A patch of blue

Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996 (Added Author).
Green, Guy, 1913-2005 (Added Author).
Poitier, Sidney. (Added Author).
Winters, Shelley. (Added Author).
Hartman, Elizabeth, 1941-1987 (Added Author).
Goldsmith, Jerry. (Added Author).
Kata, Elizabeth. Be ready with bells and drums. (Added Author).
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author).
Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
Music, Jerry Goldsmith. (Cast).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Main DVD Patch (Text) 31307021021011 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419845128 (set)
  • ISBN: 9781419845123 (set)
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on "Be ready with bells and drums" by Elizabeth Kata.
Title on set container: The Sidney Poitier collection.
Special features: Commentary by director Guy Green; stills gallery; "Sidney Poitier: the legacy" essay; awards notes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman.
Summary, etc.:
Selena D'Arcy is accidentally blinded by her prostitute mother, Rose-Ann, at the age of five. For the next 13 years she is confined in the tiny Los Angeles apartment that they share with her grandfather. One afternoon at the local park, Selena meets Gordon Ralfe, an office worker whose kind treatment of her results in her falling in love with him, unaware that he is black. They continue to meet in the park every afternoon and he teaches her how to get along in the city. But when Rose-Ann learns of their relationship, she forbids Selena from having anything more to do with him. Selena continues to meet Gordon despite Rose-Ann's fury.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced); Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Blind women > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
African American men > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Mothers and daughters > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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