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Buck and the Preacher
(1972)

Director: Sidney Poitier

Key Cast : Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Cameron Mitchell, Denny Miller

Rating: PG

Genre(s): Western

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Movie Summary


"Buck and the Preacher" stars Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and Ruby Dee.

This was one of a few Black Westerns ever made and it was the first movie that Sidney Poitier ever directed. "Buck and the Preacher was also the first time that Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte appeared in a movie together.

Sidney Poitier stars as Buck, an ex-Union Army Cavalry sergeant who becomes a scout for freed slaves heading to the Colorado frontier.  Tagging along with him are his wife Ruth (Ruby Dee) and a Bible-thumping con artist known as the Preacher (Harry Belafonte). 

Attacked by racist bounty hunters determined to return the former slaves to a life of sharecropping in Louisiana, Buck and his followers must summon all the courage they have in order to reach their destination and help settle the Wild West.

 
Trivia


•  Sidney Poitier made his directorial debut with "Buck and the Preacher."  This was the first time that an African-American was backed by a major studio to direct a western movie.

• "Buck and the Preacher" was the first movie that Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte starred in together. They also starred together in "Uptown Saturday Night", another Top 100 Black Classic Movie.

• "Buck and the Preacher" was filmed in Durango, Mexico.

• Sidney Poitier also directed these other Top 100 Black Classic Movies films: Let's Do It Again, A Piece of the Action and Uptown Saturday Night.

 

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Buck and the Preacher"
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Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and Ruby Dee star in this western style movie about two men who are leading a group of freed slaves to the Colorado frontier.


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