Sydney Poitier – American Film Institute

DID YOU KNOW this Sydney Poitier film was released 50 years ago this month?

THEY CALL ME MISTER TIBBS! (1970) was released 50 years ago this month. Sidney Poitier’s iconic declaration from IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (1967) was so poignant during the Civil Rights era, it became the title of the film’s 1970 sequel and remains one of the most recognizable movie references to this day, ranking #16 on AFI’s list…
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