|But Not for Me 1959 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Walter Lang
Cast: Clark Gable, Carroll Baker, Lilli Palmer, Barry Coe, Lee J. Cobb, Thomas Gomez, Charles(2) Lane, Charles Tannen, Wendell Holmes, Tom Duggan, Joi Lansing, Hal K. Dawson, Richard Bull, Saverio LoMedico, Bess Flowers
In this remake of "Accent on Youth," theatrical producer Russ Ward (Clark Gable) has been in the business for 30 years and is retiring. When he tells his young secretary Ellie (Carroll Baker) the news, she sends him a note telling him that she loves him. Russ uses the situation to produce a play about a May-December romance and casts Ellie in the starring role. Meanwhile, Russ is entranced by Ellie but struggles over his feelings about their age difference and is torn between Ellie and his love for his wife, Kathryn (Lilli Palmer).
|A Patch of Blue 1965 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Guy Green
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, John Qualen, Elisabeth Fraser, Renata Vanni, Debi Storm, Kelly Flynn, Saverio LoMedico, Tom Curtis, Robert Williams, Dorothy Lovett, Gregg Martell
Selina D'Arcy (Elizabeth Hartman) is a blind, White girl who meets a Black man, Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), at the park and falls in love with him. Although his brother Mark (Ivan Dixon) sternly advises Gordon to tell Salina that he is Black, Gordon refuses to do so. Problems rise to the fore when Selina's selfish mother Rose-Ann (Shelley Winters) learns about Gordon and Selina's relationship and forbids Selina from being with Gordon because he is Black. Despite Rose-Ann's objections, Gordon and Selina remain bonded. Winters won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and Hartman was nominated for Best Actress.
|1. But Not for Me (1959)|
2. A Patch of Blue (1965)
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