Sidney Poitier on the set in London, 1964
Published: February 20, 2013
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
London, November, 1964: Actor Sidney Poitier relaxes on the set of "The Bedford Incident" at Shepperton Studio. In the Cold War film, Poitier plays a reporter on a U.S. destroyer who grows increasingly alarmed by the behavior of skipper Richard Widmark during the pursuit of a Soviet submarine. Spoiler: Poitier never gets to file his story.