In Daniel Mann's FOR LOVE OF IVY, a Texan family fears they are going to lose their maid and confidante (singer Abbey Lincoln) to the business world. The children decide on matchmaking, and, with a little blackmailing, entice secret gambler Jack Parks (Sidney Poitier, at the height of his popularity) to date her. The film is notable for its groundbreaking portrayal of a romantic relationship between African-American adults.
Release Date: 15 September 2008
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 97 minutes
Production Year: 1968
Main Language: English