|Title||For Love of Ivy|
|Publication Type||Audiovisual (film)|
|Year of Publication||1968|
|Authors||Mann, Daniel, and Edgar J. Scherick|
|Keywords||Comedy, jazz, romance, Sidney Portier|
|Copies at the Archive||1|
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 naÃ¯ve 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!