A Warm December
|A Warm December|
|Directed by||Sidney Poitier|
|Written by||Lawrence Roman|
|Music by||Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson|
|Edited by||Pembroke J. Herring|
|Distributed by||National General Pictures|
|23 May 1973|
|Box office||$1,600,000 (US/ Canada rentals)|
A Warm December is a 1973 romance film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring him in the lead role as Dr. Matt Younger. It also starred Jamaican actress Esther Anderson as Catherine, Matt's love interest. Anderson's role of an African princess won her a NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in 1973. A Warm December is also notable for an appearance of Letta Mbulu singing "Nonqonqo" with an African choir, written by Miriam Makeba. Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson wrote and conducted the score.
- "Big Rental Films of 1973", Variety, 9 January 1974 p 60
- Ester Anderson at IMDb.
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