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

Format Video (DVD)
EditionWidescreen format.
Publication InfoBurbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2003.
Description1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorBerman, Pandro S., 1905-1996.
Other author/creatorGreen, Guy, 1913-2005.
Other author/creatorPoitier, Sidney.
Other author/creatorWinters, Shelley.
Other author/creatorHartman, Elizabeth, 1941-1987.
Other author/creatorFord, Wallace, 1898-1966.
Other author/creatorDixon, Ivan, 1931-2008.
Other author/creatorFraser, Elisabeth, 1920-2005.
Other author/creatorQualen, John, 1899-1987.
Other author/creatorKata, Elizabeth. Be ready with bells & drums.
Other author/creatorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Abstract A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother.
General noteBased on the novel: Be ready with bells and drums / by Elizabeth Kata.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1965.
General note"Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
General noteSpecial features: optional audio commentary by Green; stills gallery; "Sidney Poitier : the legacy" essay; award notes; theatrical trailer.
CreditsDirector of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, Rita Roland ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Cast Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, Elisabeth Fraser, John Qualen.
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn English or dubbed French; with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Awards noteAcademy award, 1966: Best supporting actress (Winters); Golden Globe, 1966: Most promising newcomer - female (Hartman).
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFilm adaptations.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN0790772337
ISBN9780790772332
UPC 012569536326
Publisher number65363 Warner Home Video

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