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Nothing But a Man

Director: Michael Roemer

Key Cast: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Gloria Foster, Julius Harris, Martin Priest, Leonard Parker, Yaphet Kotto

Rating: Not Rated

Genre(s): Drama


"Nothing But a Man"
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Song Sample: "Heat Wave" by Martha & the Vandellas
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One of the best movies ever made in the 1960s!

Ivan Dixon and Abbey Lincoln star in "Nothing But a Man."

Duff Anderson (Ivan Dixon) is a Black railroad worker who (along with a crew of other men) is laying track near a
small town in Alabama. One evening, he goes into town and wanders into an evening church service. While there, he
meets a beautiful young woman named Josie (Abbey Lincoln), who is also the pastor's daughter.

They date. They fall in love. But their romance encounters many problems. One of them is her father who
doesn't approve of his daughter becoming involved with a man who hasn't been to college. Another problem
is the town itself which is overtly racist and refuses to treat Duff as "Nothing But a Man."

Ivan Dixon's portrayal as Duff Anderson in "Nothing But a Man" is absolutely superb. It is one of the most
positive screen portrayals of an African-American man ever done in a movie.

Stirring. Powerful. Sincere. "Nothing But a Man" is an Excellent Movie!


• Ivan Dixon, who stars in "Nothing But a Man", also starred in two other Top 100 Black Classic Movies:
"A Raisin in the Sun" and "Car Wash." Ivan Dixon became a famous television star for his role on the WWII
television show "Hogan's Heroes." He played the character Sergeant "Kinch" Kinchloe on the program for
five years from 1965- 1970.

• Abbey Lincoln was a jazz singer who decided to take some time off from music and focus on acting.  She made only two films in the 1960s.  They were this film, "Nothing But a Man" and the movie For Love of Ivy that she co-stars in with
Sidney Poitier. Click here to see a selection of Abbey Lincoln music.

• Yaphet Kotto's first credited movie screen role was as Jocko in this film.

• The "Nothing But a Man" movie soundtrack features songs by Motown stars Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, Martha and the Vandellas, The Miracles and The Marvelettes. Click here to get more information about the soundtrack.



• "Nothing But a Man" was selected in 1993 to the Library of Congress National Film Registry. It is one of the
few African-American films to be selected for this special honor.

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"Nothing But a Man" is one of the greatest
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Starring Ivan Dixon and Abbey Lincoln,
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"Nothing But a Man" Movie Soundtrack

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The movie soundtrack features songs by:
Martha and the Vandellas, Stevie Wonder , The Miracles,
The Marvelettes and Mary Wells

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"Martha & the Vandellas" Singing Group

Martha & the Vandellas

"Martha & the Vandellas" rose to prominence in the 1960s after they were the backup singers
for Marvin Gaye's 1962 record named "Stubborn Kind of Fellow."

A Motown group, Martha and the Vandellas had a distinct sound that led to many hit records in
the 1960s. Some of their most famous songs are:

"Dancing in the Street"
"Heat Wave"
"Come and Get these Memories"

In 1967 the group changed its name to "Martha Reeves and the Vandellas".

This CD, "The Ultimate Collection: Martha Reeves & the Vandellas" contains all of their hit records.



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Ivan Dixon and Abbey Lincoln star in
"Nothing But a Man,"
one of the Top 100 Black Classic Movies ever made.

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