Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) - 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 fathers 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 - (Original Trailer)
Producer David Susskind, never reluctant to appear on camera, promotes Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee in his production of the award-winning play A Raisin in the Sun, 1961.
Raisin In The Sun, A (1961) - That Check Coming Today?
Opening, Daniel Petrie directing from Lorraine Hansberrys 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) - I Wasn't No Rich White Woman
Weve 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 shes expecting following her husbands death, in A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.
Robert Osborne Intro -- A Raisin In The Sun (1961)
Robert Osborne introduces A Raisin In The Sun, 1961.
Veterans Day Intro, 2018 -- A Raisin In The Sun (1961)
Introduction and comments following A Raisin In The Sun, 1961, with TCMs Ben Mankiewicz and Guest Programmer U.S.A.F. veteran Lynelle White.