For Love of Ivy

For Love of Ivy
TitleFor Love of Ivy
Publication TypeAudiovisual (film)
Year of Publication1968
AuthorsMann, Daniel, and Edgar J. Scherick
KeywordsComedy, jazz, romance, Sidney Portier
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He's a player. She's being played. Is true love in the cards? Legendary leading man Sidney Poitier and Broadway sensation Abbey Lincoln sizzle in this hip, stylish and sexy romance. Boasting an all-star supporting cast, including Beau Bridges and Carroll O'Connorand a jazzy, OscarÂ(r)-nominated* songthis one-of-a-kind love story is "excellent entertainment" (Soul Illustrated). When high-rolling hustler Jack Parks (Poitier) is blackmailed into seducing a client's naïve young housekeeper, love is the last thing on his mind. But Jack has never met anyone like Ivy Moore (Lincoln) and now he's really beginning to care for herjust as she discovers the truth!