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Film of the Week: They Call Me Mister Tibbs!


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Sidney Poitier with Martin Landau
Barbara McNair , Anthony Zerbe
Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs of the San Francisco police department receives an anonymous telephone call reporting the murder of a young girl and implicating Rev Logan Sharpe , a crusading local minister and campaigner for community rights.
Sidney Poitier , who starred as the black detective Virgil Tibbs in In the Heat of the Night, plays him for the second time.
Director cordon DOUGLAS Films: page 8


Unknown: Sidney Poitier
Unknown: Martin Landau
Unknown: Barbara McNair
Unknown: Anthony Zerbe
Unknown: Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs
Unknown: Rev Logan Sharpe
Unknown: Sidney Poitier
Unknown: Virgil Tibbs
Virgil Tibbs: Sidney Poitier
Rev Logan Sharpe: Martin Landau
Valerie Tibbs: Barbara McNair
Rice Weedon: Anthony Zerbe
Captain Marden: Jeff Corey
Herbert Kenner: David Sheiner
Mealie: Juano Hernandez
Marge Garfield: Norma Crane
Woody Garfield: Edward Asner
Sgt DeutSCh: Ted Gehring
Puff: Beverly Todd
Joy Sturges: Linda Towne
Medical examiner: Garry Walberg
Andrew Tibbs: George Spell
Ginger Tibbs: Wanda Spell

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Film of the Week: They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

BBC One London, 1 February 1976 20.15

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