For Love of Ivy
For Love of Ivy (1968)

Jack Parks (Sidney Poitier) is a drifting gambler who runs a floating crap game from the back of a truck. Ivy Moore (Abby Lincoln) is the maid for the Austin family who is being driven crazy by her employers, in particular the mother Gena… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: July 17, 1968
DVD Release Date: March 13, 2001
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's an equal opportunity offender: supporting both white and black bourgeois dreams.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Poitier's always a pleasure to watch, even when the story surrounding him isn't exactly captivating.

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Emanuel Levy

This mediocre comedy, starring Poitier, became better known for its Oscar nominated song.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Poitier love story has not aged well.

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