Claudia Mcneil



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Last Angry Man, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Around The Rugged Rock Nephew Myron (Joby Baker) and TV producer Thrasher (David Wayne) are enthralled as neighborhood legend Dr. Abelman (Paul Muni, in his last film) works his magic on rebellious Brooklyn teen Josh Quincy (Billy Dee Williams, in his movie debut) in The Last Angry Man, 1959.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) -- (Movie Clip) I Wasn't No Rich White Woman We’ve just met Claudia McNeil, in the role she played on Broadway, as mother Lena, conferring with her daughter-in-law Ruth (Ruby Dee), returning to her Chicago apartment, discussing her grandson, her son, and the $10,000 insurance check she’s expecting following her husband’s death, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) -- (Movie Clip) That Check Coming Today? Opening, Daniel Petrie directing from Lorraine Hansberry’s screenplay based on her New York Drama Critics’ Circle Best-Play winner, Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee as Walter and Ruth, in their Broadway roles, Stephen Perry their son Travis, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961, also starring Claudia McNeil and Diana Sands.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) -- (Movie Clip) That Was My Biggest Mistake Having committed to invest in a liquor store, frustrated Chicago chauffeur Walter (Sidney Poitier) returns home, interested only in the insurance check his mother (Claudia McNeil) just received for his father’s death, unaware that his wife (Ruby Dee) is pregnant, and has visited an abortionist, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) -- (Movie Clip) Get Married And Shut Up! Scrapping with neighbors over the bathroom, Diana Sands is introduced as Beneatha, sister of frustrated Walter (Sidney Poitier), who’s been fighting with his wife Ruth (Ruby Dee) about the insurance check their mother is about to receive after their father’s death, in playwright Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.