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For Love of Ivy


When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman. [[Performer~P106725~Sidney Poitier~sidneypoitier]] stars as Jack Parks, a trucking executive who runs an illegal travelling casino out of one of his vehicles. [[Performer~P42448~Abbey Lincoln~abbeylincoln]] co-stars as Ivy Moore, the much-valued maid of the white Austin household. To make sure that Ivy won't quit her job, Frank Austin...more