Black on Black Cinema

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner - Episode 203

July 22, 2021
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew returns to discuss the 1967 film, "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." The film follows Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton), a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) becoming engaged, afterwards, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Matt Drayton (Spencer Tracy) and his wife Christina (Katharine Hepburn) are wealthy liberals who must confront the latent racism the coming marriage arouses. Also attending the Draytons' dinner are Prentice's parents (Roy E. Glenn Sr., Beah Richards), who vehemently disapprove of the relationship.

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