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    “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” In the movie “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”, Johanna (Joey) and John boarded an airplane from Hawaii to San Francisco. Joanna comes from a background of a Caucasian wealthy family and John comes from a background of an African –American working class family. Joanna is a classy, sophisticated colleague who met Dr. John Prentice who was holding a lecture at Hawaii University and was attending a party at the Deans. At the beginning of the movie, Johanna and John

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    In the film Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner, Dr. John Prentice, a Negro man, becomes engaged to a young white woman by the name of Joanna (Joey) Drayton; causing shock to both sets of parents once that truth is revealed. Dr. Prentice is a well-accomplished doctor who works with the United Nations, and when he spoke with the Drayton’s they didn’t fully believe him, even though, they’re very liberal people and are all for equal rights for all. When Matt Drayton, Joey’s father, asks his secretary to obtain

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    Dinner is about communication whether it is with family or someone you have just met. You exchange stories and learn a lot about a person. So as I say this I have chosen three women to take to dinner not only because they are African American but because they are women so they had to not only deal with racism but also sexism. I am taking Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, and Angela Davis out to dinner at Paschal’s Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia. I am taking them here because this is a place that used

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    Changing Views Out of all of the films we have watched in this class so far, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” certainly contained the greatest number of value statements. I appreciated how the film conveyed many of its value statements, both intentional and possibly unintentional, indirectly. This film, being released in 1967, was very much a product of its time in some ways, but very forward thinking in others. I thought the film was very progressive on its views of race relations, considering

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    Don’t Judge Me By My Exterior Appearance Knock, knock. Who’s there? Guess. Guess, who? Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?!!! Did you just get a mental picture and form an opinion, possibly make a judgment based on that mental picture? In the 1967 movie, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?, produced by Stanley Kramer, the main point focuses on the social issue of racial discrimination with a focus on relationships in the middle or upper middle class. The movie has been criticized as bringing

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    The film “Guess who’s coming to dinner” surprised me. It was surprised me that a white girl and a black man would get married. It was surprising because in the 1960’s it wasn’t normal for a white and black person to get married. It surprised me that the mom was okay with their marriage so easily because I expected the mom to be like the dad and say no, but the mom was okay with her daughter marrying a black man because she knew it would make her happy. It stood out to me that Joanna didn’t care what

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    "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" was an amazing film filled with laughs and emotions. I was very intrigued with the movie because of the acting portrayed. The facial expressions of shock and the body language of all the parents was comical and real to their characters. You could see some annoyance, uncertainty, sadness, and terror in the parents expressions when John and Joanna introduced their significant other to them. John's character was very powerful during the scene when he was defending himself

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    In Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Kramer poignantly highlights how his characters are interrelated and the degree to which they are akin or disparate. By cleverly exploiting the possibilities of parallel editing, Kramer is able to establish “sides” in this question of interracial marriage. However, Kramer also demonstrates Matt Dreyton’s centrality; long before his tedious address reconfirms his white male superiority, the transitions between his individual presence on camera to combinations of other

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    Joey is a young energetic, confident and lovely person. She is very optimist and does not care about what other people says. In the movie Guess who’s coming to Dinner Joey is shown very different from the others characters because she does not discriminate other people based on race or colored. She treats everyone with the same respect does not see a difference between people. The other characters are not as optimistic as her and do not treat others the same was as joey does. For example, her maid

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    For this Discussion I chose to view Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner starring Sidney Poiteir and Katherine Houghton. Sidney and Katherine met during a vacation in Hawaii and flew back to San Francisco together to inform her family about her new fiancé. The first person Katherine introduced Sidney to was the maid, Tillie. Tillie, a black female, seemed very disgusted to see Joanna with a black male. Katherine’s parents seemed to have the same reaction during introduction with the doctor. Her parents instilled

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