Friday, November 20, 2009

One Potato, Two Potato (1964)

Had nothing to do Friday night (for a change) so I turned on the TV and found a 1964 movie: One Potato, Two Potato... it's a black-and-white drama film directed by Larry Peerce and starring Barbara Barrie, Harry Bellaver, Faith Burwell and Bernie Hamilton... and it's about black and white relationships, specifically a white divorcee's marriage to a black man, which could end up costing her custody of her daughter. Now, today this is just another drama, but it was quite a little groundbreaker in its day. If you are NOT planning to watch this picture, here's a spoiler for ya: the ending courtoom scene which is up on youtube.

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