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INDEX
Abernathy, Ralph, 291–93, 333
Academy Awards, 22, 146, 215–20, 255, 291–92, 324–25, 378–80
Across 110th Street, 326
Adam’s Rib, 277
Africa: on film, 77–78, 82, 123–28, 130– 32, 349–51, 372–73
AHAB, 321
Albert, Marvin H., 248
Alcalde, Mario, 181
Alexander, Stephen, 237–38
Ali, 378
Ali, Muhammad, 278, 333–34
Alley, Kirstie, 363
All the Young Men, 180–83
Amateau, Rod, 350
American Civil Liberties Union, 333
American Negro Theatre, 42, 43; history and philosophy, 45–46, 51; and Anna Lucasta, 46–47; changes in mid-1940s, 47–48; decline of, 55–57. See also Broadway, blacks and
Amos, John, 353
Amos ‘n’ Andy, 22, 92, 95
Anderson, Eddie “Rochester,” 35
Anderson, Esther, 342–43
Anderson, Marion, 251
Andersson, Bibi, 248–49
Andrews, Julie, 270, 324
The Angel Levine, 337
Anna Lucasta, 43, 46–47, 51, 54–55, 57
Apollo Theatre, 33, 91, 132, 346–47
Armstrong, Louis, 33, 188, 191–92, 291
Ashton, Harold, 207
Asner, Ed, 328
Aurthur, Robert Alan, 114–19, 121, 276, 289–90, 315, 317, 319–20. See also Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights; Edge of the City; For Love of Ivy; The Lost Man; A Man Is Ten Feet Tall
Autry, Gene 20
Aykroyd, Dan, 370, 375
Bacall, Lauren, 113
Baez, Joan, 210
Bahamas: history, 8–10; Cat Island, 10– 14; Nassau, 14–19; migrants to Miami from, 26–27; and Progressive Liberal Party, 75–76, 254–55; and Poitier’s Oscar, 219–20; Poitier takes Joanna Shimkus to, 325; Poitier moves back to, 325–27, 332, 351; Poitier appointed ambassador to Japan from, 376
Bailey, Pearl, 51, 151, 160–61
Baker, Josephine, 210
Baldwin, James, 37, 157, 166, 171, 190, 198, 210–11, 222–23, 234, 269, 288– 89, 296, 321, 344
Ball, John, 263
Balsam, Martin, 116, 236
Bancroft, Anne, 216–17, 237–38
Band of Angels, 135–39, 154, 157
Banky, Vilma, 147
Baraka, Amiri (Leroi Jones), 222, 289– 90, 344, 347–48
Barrett, William, 206
Bartlett, Hall, 180–81, 184
Baskette, James, 65, 156
Bassett, Angela, 378
Baum, Martin, 140, 159, 179, 216–17, 293, 379; represents Poitier, 112, 114– 15, 149–51, 244, 258, 315; produces The Wilby Conspiracy, 349–50
Bayldon, Geoffrey, 260
Beatty, Robert, 127
Beavers, Louise, 22, 95
Bechet, Sidney, 190
The Bedford Incident, 235–37, 243, 247, 270, 275
Belafonte, Harry, 49–50, 149, 151, 333; friendship with Poitier, 50, 58, 201, 223–25, 235, 291, 324, 337–39, 352, 372–73, 375; political activity, 88–90, 100, 194–97, 209–11, 221, 223–25, 233, 251, 255, 271, 321; public image,

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