Items tagged "Sidney Poitier": 7

Playbills from "A Raisin in the Sun"

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Several playbills highlighting Poitier's starring role as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun"

Magazine Cover Features

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Covers of Jet Magazine (1955 and 1968), Life Magazine (1966), and Ebony Magazine (1971) featuring Sidney Poitier during various stages in his career

Autographed photo of Sidney Poitier

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Autographed photograph of Sidney Poitier with the words "May the wind be at your back in all your undertakings. Best wishes always, Sidney Poitier" signed at the top left

American Film Institute Life Achievement Award Booklet

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Features several pages of the booklet created for Sidney Poitier's Life Achievement Award Celebration.

Mr Poitier: Uptown and Downtown

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Cover and Full-length feature article in July 1963 issue of "Cosmopolitan Magazine". Full-length feature highlights Poitier’s humble beginnings and approaches his "celebrity" status through the lens of the "ordinary Negro American".

"Model Marries a Screen Star"

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Article in "Our World" Magazine announcing the marriage of 21-year-old up-and-coming model Juanita Hardy to film star Sidney Poitier.

The Sidney Poitier Story

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Early article highlighting the sensationalism surrounding Poitier's career.