|提及的人：||Sidney Poitier; Sidney Poitier; Sidney Poitier|
|描述：||xii, 480 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|内容：||pt. 1. Poverty and progress ; Patches (1927-1943) ; Great migrations (1943-1945) ; Stages (1945-1949) --
pt. II. Race man ; Message movies (1949-1952) ; Black lists (1951-1954) ; Threats (1955-1957) ; Noble savages (1956-1957) --
pt. III. Black man's burden ; Decisions (1957-1959) ; Burdens (1959-1961) ; Blues (1960-1962) ; Long journeys (1963-1964) --
pt. IV. Alone in the penthouse ; Crossroads (1965-1966) ; Useful negroes (1966-1967) ; Last hurrahs (1967-1968) --
pt. V. Through playing God ; Exiles (1967-1971) ; Survivors (1972-1978) ; Ghosts (1978-2002).
"In the 1970s, Poitier shifted his considerable talents toward directing, starring in, and producing popular movies that employed many African Americans, both on and off screen. After a long hiatus, he returned to starring roles in the late 1980s. More recently, the film industry has reappraised his career, and Poitier has received numerous honors recognizing his work for black equality in Hollywood. As this biography affirms, Poitier remains one of American popular culture's foremost symbols of the possibilities for and limits of racial equality."--Jacket.