A patch of blue
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Published
[Burbank, Calif.] : Turner Entertainment and Warner Home Video, [2003].
Format
DVD
ISBN
0790772337
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
[Burbank, Calif.] : Turner Entertainment and Warner Home Video, [2003].
Language
English
ISBN
0790772337

Notes

General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1965.
General Note
Based on "Be ready with bells and drums" by Elizabeth Kata.
General Note
Special features include feature-length commentary by director Guy Green; stills gallery; "Sidney Poitier: the legacy" essay; award notes.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Jerry Goldsmith ; screenplay/director, Guy Green ; producer, Pandro S. Berman.
Participants/Performers
Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford.
Description
Accidentally blinded as a child, 18-year-old Selina D'Arcey falls in love with a gentle and charming man, Gordon Ralfe, whom she meets in a rare visit to a park. Her racist mother declares that because Gordon is black, their relationship cannot continue, forcing Selina to choose between her family and her heart.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language
English & French languages; subtitles in English, French, Spanish.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy award, 1966: Best supporting actress (Winters); Golden Globe, 1966: Most promising newcomer - female (Hartman).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Poitier, S., Winters, S., Hartman, E., Berman, P. S., Green, G., & Kata, E. (2003). A patch of blue . Turner Entertainment and Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sidney. Poitier et al.. 2003. A Patch of Blue. Turner Entertainment and Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sidney. Poitier et al.. A Patch of Blue Turner Entertainment and Warner Home Video, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Poitier, Sidney., et al. A Patch of Blue Turner Entertainment and Warner Home Video, 2003.

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