Actor, Film Director (born 20-Feb-1927)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Carolyn H. Ewers. The Long Journey: A Biography of Sidney Poitier. New York: Signet Books. 1969. 126pp.
Aram Goudsouzian. Sidney Poitier: Man, Actor, Icon. University of North Carolina Press. 2004. 480pp.
Sammuel L. Kelley, Garth S. Jowett. The Evolution of Character Portrayals in the Films of Sidney Poitier, 1950-1978. New York, NY: Garland. 1983. 279pp.
Lester J. Keyser; Andrew H. Ruszkowski. The Cinema of Sidney Poitier: The Black Man's Changing Role on the American Screen. San Diego and New York: A. S. Barnes & Co.. 1980. 192pp.
Alvin H. Marill. The Films of Sidney Poitier. Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press. 1978. 223pp.
Sidney Poitier. This Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1980. 374pp.
Sidney Poitier. The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography. San Francisco: Harper Collins. 2000. 255pp.
Sidney Poitier. Life Beyond Measure: Letters to My Great-Granddaughter. New York City: HarperOne. 2008. 285pp.
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- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Internet Movie Database [link]
- Internet Broadway Database [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Library of Congress Name Authority [link]
- International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.565)
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1175)
- The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1122)
- Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.436)
- Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.373)
- Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.265)
- The Encyclopedia of Film (p.428)
- Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.399)
- Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.433)
- The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.317)
- The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.686)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.578)
- Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.99)
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.75)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.401)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.301)
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