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Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 months

Thriller about the bigoted sheriff (Rod Steiger) of a small Mississippi town who finds himself forced into collaboration with a black detective (Sidney Poitier) from Philadelphia. Show more


Virgil Tibbs:
Sidney Poitier
Rod Steiger
Sam Wood:
Warren Oates
Mrs Colbert:
Lee Grant
Larry Gates
Mama Caleba:
Beah Richards
Harvey Oberst:
Scott Wilson


Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 2004, Jim White takes a road trip into the heart of the poor white American South through a gritty terrain of churches, prisons, truckstops and coalmines. Show more


Jim White
Executive Producer:
Anthony Wall
Executive Producer:
Steve Golin



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