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Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis in ‘The Defiant Ones’ (1958) 

(Original Caption) 4/10/1958-Kernville, California- Actors Sidney Poitier (L) and Tony Curtis have become close friends during the filming of ‘The Defiant Ones,’ a United Artists Picture directed and produced by Stanley Kramer. In the film, Tony plays a white boy who hates Negroes and then finds his destiny intertwined with Sidney’s as both attempt to escape from a chain gang. It is being shot behind closed doors on location in California.