My favorite Sidney Poitier movie, however, is a light-hearted romantic comedy from 1968 called For Love of Ivy. He plays a manager of a mobile gambling establishment who is set up with a maid, Ivy, whose family doesn't want to lose her services. Ivy dreams of moving from Long Island to NYC to go to school and pursue a dream as an administrative assistant. The film costars a pre-Archie Bunker Carroll O'Connor and Beau Bridges (who looks quite cute as a sideburn-sporting hippie.) I highly recommend checking it out, for there's some great late 60s fashion and decorating going on in the film.
But enough of that - I know you want to see PICTURES! Enjoy:
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