A Patch Of Blue (1965)

A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life by introducing her to the outside world. … Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman. …mid.com

Elizabeth Hartman (“The Fixer”) is a warm-hearted impovershed blind girl who falls in love with a black man and refuses to make an issue of their racial differences. Poignant and touching Oscar-nominated romantic drama co-stars Oscar-winner Sidney Poitier (“In the Heat of the Night,” “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”). Hartman received an Oscar-nomination and co-star Shelly Winters (“The Poseidon Adventure,” “Lolita”) won for Best Supporting Actress. YouTube.com

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