For Love of Ivy

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For Love of Ivy

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For Love of Ivy

Release Date: July 17, 1968

Year    :   1968
Slogan    :   «Sidney Poitier in the love, love, loveliest movie of the year.»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Cinerama Productions Corp., Palomar Pictures International, ABC Pictures International
Director    :   Daniel Mann
Producers    :   Edgar J. Scherick, Joel Glickman, Joel Glickman, Jay Weston, Jean Arley
Writers    :   Sidney Poitier, Robert Alan Aurthur
RunTime    :   101 mins.

A white family has had the same Black maid for many years. When she tells them she wants to go back to school and will be leaving soon, the 20ish year old son decides what she needs is a change and begins searching for a man to wine and dine her, but who won't marry her, thinking that this will distract her from her plans. The man he finds doesn't entirely cooperate.

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