The nine-film lineup pays tribute to the Army, Navy, and Air Force with classics starring silver screen icons Peter O'Toole, Kirk Douglas, Steve McQueen, Sidney Poitier
, and James Stewart, among others.
1964: Sidney Poitier
became the first black man to win an Oscar for best actor, in The Lilies Of The Field.
breaks new ground with Oscar win The acting profession's top award has gone to a black actor for the first time.
BIRTHDAYS: Sidney Poitier
, actor, 88; Jimmy Greaves, TV football pundit, 75; Mike Leigh, film director, 72; Ivana Trump, socialite, 66; Gordon Brown, former prime minister, 64; Phil Neal, former footballer and manager, 64; Patty Hearst, American newspaper heiress, 61; Imogen Stubbs, actress, 54; Ian Brown, rock singer, 52; Cindy Crawford, model/ actress, 49.
In a twist, this revival is in the same theater where Poitier
debuted the play.
The only truly moving moment was when veteran actor Sidney Poitier
came on stage, escorting Angelina Jolie.
1 SIDNEY POITIER
(1997) - Poitier
was nominated for an Emmy for his performance opposite Michael Caine as Mandela in TV film Mandela And De Klerk.
Lulu made a film with Sidney Poitier
and has produced numerous hit records over her accomplished career.
The team from Poitier
University have identified two new sabretooth species among fossils unearthed at Toros Menalla in Chad.
That's because their beloved only daughter (played by Hepburn's real-life niece Katharine Houghton) returns home and announces her plans to wed black doctor Sidney Poitier
Film star Sidney Poitier
, civil rights icon the Rev.
shattered barriers by becoming the first black man to win the Best Actor Oscar at the 1963 Academy Awards.