A Warm December

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A Warm December
A Warm December FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Sidney Poitier
Written by Lawrence Roman
Starring Sidney Poitier
Esther Anderson
Music by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Edited by Pembroke J. Herring
Distributed by National General Pictures
Release dates
23 May 1973
Running time
101 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1,600,000 (US/ Canada rentals)[1]

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.[2] A Warm December is also notable for an appearance of Letta Mbulu singing "Nonqonqo" with an African choir, written my Miriam Makeba. Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson wrote and conducted the score.

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  1. ^ "Big Rental Films of 1973", Variety, 9 January 1974 p 60
  2. ^ Ester Anderson at IMDb.