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APPENDIX : PERFORMANCES BY SIDNEY POITIER

FEATURE FILMS

No Way Out

(Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950) Producer: Darryl Zanuck Director: Joseph Mankiewicz Screenplay: Joseph Mankiewicz, Lesser Samuels Photography: Milton Krasner Music: Alfred Newman Editor: Barbara McLean Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, George Davis Cast: Richard Widmark (Ray Biddle), Linda Darnell (Edie Johnson), Stephen McNally (Dr. Daniel Wharton), Sidney Poitier (Dr. Luther Brooks), Mildred Joanne Smith (Cora Brooks), Harry Belaver (George Biddle), Don Hicks (Johnny Biddle), Stanley Ridges (Dr. Moreland), Dots Johnson (Lefty), Ruby Dee (Connie), Ossie Davis (John)

Cry, the Beloved Country

(London Films, 1952) Producer: Zoltan Korda Director: Zoltan Korda Screenplay: Alan Paton, from his novel Photography: Robert Krasker Editor: David Easy Art Direction: Wilfrid Shingleton Cast: Canada Lee (Stephen Kumalo), James Jarvis (Charles Carson), Sidney Poitier (Reverend Msimangu), Joyce Carey (Margaret Jarvis), Geoffrey Keen (Father Vincent), Michael Goodliffe (Martens), Edric Connor (John Kumalo), Charles McCrae (Kumalo’s Friend), Lionel Ngakane (Absalom), Vivien Clinton (Mary), Albertina Temba (Mrs. Kumalo), Bruce Anderson (Farmer Smith), Bruce Meredith Smith (Captain Jaarsveldt), Berdine Brunewald (Mary Jarvis), Ribbon Dhlamini (Gertrude Kumalo), Stanley Van Beers (Judge)

Red Ball Express

(Universal-International, 1952) Producer: Aaron Rosenberg Director: Budd Boetticher Screenplay: John Michael Hayes, from the Marcel Klauber and Billy Grady Jr. story Photography: Maury Gertsman Editor: Edward Curtiss Art Direction: Bernard Herzbrun, Richard Riedel Cast: Jeff Chandler (Lt. Chick Campbell), Alex Nicol (Sgt. Ernest Kallek), Charles Drake (Partridge), Hugh O’Brian (Wilson), Frank Chase (Higgins), Jack Kelly (Heyman), Judith Braun (Joyce McClellan), Cindy Garner (Kitty Walsh), Jacqueline Duval (Antoinette DuBois), Howard Petrie (Gen. Gordon), Sidney Poitier (Corp. Andrew Robertson), Bubber Johnson (Taffy Smith), Robert Davis (Dave McCord), John Hudson (Sgt. Max), Palmer Lee (Tank Lt.), Jack Warden (Major)

Go, Man, Go!

(Sirod Productions, released by United Artists, 1954) Producer: Anton M. Leader (Alfred Palca) Director: James Wong Howe Screenplay: Arnold Becker (Alfred Palca) Photography: Bill Steiner Editor: Faith Elliott Music: Alex North

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