ACH130: The recent death of Sidney Poitier gave Tom and Noëlle Crowe an excuse to go back and look at this award-winning movie and the book it is based on, including the back story of how it was made; the dedication and sacrifice of those who made it; and the real-life nuns who inspired this story of faith and humanity.
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Links for this episode:
- Lilies of the Field – Vanguard of Hollywood
- The heart of Barrett’s ‘The Lilies of the Field’ – Georgia Bulletin – Georgia Bulletin
- 58 Years Later, the Classic ‘Lilies of the Field’ Still Bridges Racial and Religious Divides| National Catholic Register
- The Lilies of the Field (novel) – Wikipedia
- Lilies of the Field (1963 film) – Wikipedia
- Buy the Lilies of the Field (DVD)
- Buy the The Lilies of the Field (book)
- WILLIAM E. BARRETT DIES AT 85; AUTHOR OF ‘LILIES OF THE FIELD’ – The New York Times
- Lilies of the Field at 50: Race, Religion, and Sidney Poitier’s Westward Journey. – Free Online Library
- Sidney Poitier: Black America follows in legendary actor’s footsteps
- Learn about our upcoming pilgrimages to important and unforgettable Catholic holy sites
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