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  1. 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' ventures into familiar -- yet still timely -- territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | City Pages

    That's the question playwright Todd Kreidler says he asked himself when adapting Guess Who's Coming to Dinner for the stage. The quote comes from an interview published in a program at the Guthrie Theater, where Kreidler's 2012 play is now on stage.

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  2. 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' gets gorgeous refresh at Guthrie TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Star Tribune

    "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner": David Manis, JaBen Early, Maeve Coleen Moynihan and Sally Wingert are part of a superb cast. Children have a way of calling out truths in their parents.

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  3. Love in black and white: Three Twin Cities plays wrestle with interracial marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Star Tribune

    "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?": Maeve Colleen Moynihan and JaBen Early are the central couple in the Guthrie Theater production, running through May 27. David Manis and Sally Wingert play Moynihan's parents. The Trump presidency has put the focus on America's white working class - witness the red-hot return of "Roseanne" - but on Twin Cities stages it's liberals who are being held up to a searing light.

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  4. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    On April 10, 1968, "In the Heat of the Night" won best picture of 1967 at the 40th Academy Awards; one of its stars, Rod Steiger, was named best actor while Katharine Hepburn was honored as best actress for "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." In 1953, the 3-D horror movie "House of Wax," produced by Warner Bros.

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  5. Today In History, April 10: TitanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    On April 10, 1968, "In the Heat of the Night" won best picture of 1967 at the 40th Academy Awards; one of its stars, Rod Steiger, was named best actor while Katharine Hepburn was honored as best actress for "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." In 1971, a table tennis team from the United States arrived in China at the invitation of the communist government for a goodwill visit that came to be known as "ping-pong diplomacy."

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  6. Hollywood Flashback: When the Oscars Were Postponed for Martin Luther King Jr.'s FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Beah Richards), two best picture nominees that centered on race ( In the Heat of the Night and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner ) and four black artists (Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll) slated to perform. But the show ...

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  7. 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' has racial complexity on the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Mary Beth Fisher, Tim Hopper, Bryce Gangel and Michael Aaron Pogue in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" at Court Theatre. Mary Beth Fisher, Tim Hopper, Bryce Gangel and Michael Aaron Pogue in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" at Court Theatre.

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  8. A black bank witnessed devastation after the 1968 riots. Now 'the future is bright.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Washington Post

    ... customers and friends of the bank's board members. When Sidney Poitier, star of the 1967 movie "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," came to Washington, he visited the bank. "I remember hearing about it," she said, sitting in the lobby of Industrial Bank, ...

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  9. Inclusion Rider: Backstage at the 90th Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... that William Rose did exactly fifty years ago for penning Stanley Kramer 's 1967 classic, "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," a film that served as Peele's satirical jumping off point for his startlingly provocative meditation on pervasive and insidious ...

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  10. When Hollywood Is Our MirrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... and raised, was captivated by the smart and educated character played by Sidney Poitier in " Guess Who's Coming to Dinner ." He made us feel proud. The powerful message was that this black man and his white fiancA e were facing her family (and ...

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  11. Shinan Govani: Why this year's Oscar night feels like a rerun from 1968Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    ... Dolittle was up against four very different, very modern entries: the mixed-race family drama Guess Who's Coming to Dinner ; the gritty racial morality play In the Heat of the Night (directed by Canada's Norman Jewison, which won Best Picture); the ...

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  12. Brian Viner says they 'don't do Oscars glamour like they used to'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... from Philadelphia (Sidney Poitier), pipped another compelling film about race relations, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?, in which Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy played two venerable San Francisco liberals trying to come to terms with their ...

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  13. Oscars: Every Best Actress Winner Throughout HistoryRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... in 1937 for The Great Ziegfeld and in 1938 for The Good Earth; while Katharine Hepburn won for Guess Who's Coming to Dinner in 1968 and again in 1969 for The Lion in Winter . Hepburn remains the actress with the most Oscars wins with four. In all of ...

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  14. The 40 actors who have won multiple Oscars, and who has won the mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, and Katharine Hepburn. Best actress: "Morning Glory" (1933), "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967), "The Lion in Winter" (1968), "On Golden Pond" (1981) The Oscar-nominated director of Netflix's 'Heroin(e)' talks about ...

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  15. The 9 Films Battling for That One Best Picture EnvelopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... nomination. Sometimes war really is hell. STRENGTHS: By design, it's a horror-movie version of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner that speaks to current racial anxieties. For addressing such fears head-on, producer Norman Lear lavished praise on writing ...

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  16. Downtown Little Rock's Arkansas Repertory Theatre announces 2018-19 season lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... painfully shy sister obsessed with her collection of fragile glass animals. a Oct. 24-Nov. 11: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner , Todd Kreidler's adaptation of William Rose's screenplay for the 1967 film that starred Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and ...

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  17. College of Lake County discussion explores box office appeal of 'Black Panther'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... John Shaft in the 1971 film "Shaft," and actor Sidney Poitier's character in the 1967 film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." Gonder argued that while Sydney Poitier's character in the film was seen as the "white fantasy of a black man" because he ...

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  18. Somerville's Poitier series includes rarely seen filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Boston.com

    ... "The Defiant Ones" (March 8), which earned the actor his first Oscar nomination, and 1967's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (March 17). Directed by Hubert Cornfield, "Pressure Point" is a daring and prescient film about a prison psychiatrist ...

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  19. Katharine-Hepburn-9335828-1-402Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | BIO

    Katharine Hepburn was a spirited and eccentric actress who appeared in such classic films as 'The African Queen,' 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' and 'On Golden Pond.' Born on May 12, 1907, in Hartford, Connecticut, Katharine Hepburn became an unlikely Hollywood star in the 1930s with her beauty, wit, and the eccentric strength with which she imbued her characters.

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  20. Sidney Poitier Fast FactsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | WAAY

    ... 1967 - Stars in three of the highest-grossing films of the year, "In the Heat of the Night," "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" and "To Sir, with Love." 1983 - Nineteen-year-old David Hampton pretends to be "the son of Sidney Poitier" and convinces ...

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