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Sidney Poitier Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene

Poitier, Sidney  Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene
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Poitier, Sidney Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene
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Poitier, Sidney  Photo Signed Autograph Movie ScenePoitier, Sidney  Photo Signed Autograph Movie Scene
This item is an 8" X 10",black and white photo of actor Sidney Poitier in a scene from a movie.A major movie star in the 1960s, Sidney Poitier was the first African-American to win the Academy Award as best actor. Poitier grew up in the Bahamas, then came to the U.S. to start his acting career. He made his movie debut in 1950, but it was his co-starring role in 1958's The Defiant Ones (handcuffed to Tony Curtis) that made him a star. In 1963 he won the best actor Oscar for Lilies of the Field. Throughout the decade Poitier was a box office star, appearing in films such as To Sir With Love (1967), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967, with Katharine Hepburn) and In the Heat of the Night (1967). In the 1970s and '80s Poitier directed a few movies, including Let's Do It Again (1975, with Bill Cosby) and Stir Crazy (1980, with Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor). After a decade away from the big screen, he returned to acting in the late 1980s, appearing in Sneakers (1992, with Robert Redford) and The Jackal (1997, with Bruce Willis and Richard Gere). In 2002 Poitier was given a special Academy Award honoring his career. The photo has been autographed on the front by Sidney Poitier............BOTH PHOTO AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION..............