Tuesday, December 13, 2016

E.R. Braithwaite, R. I. P.

‘To Sir, With Love’ author E.R. Braithwaite dead at 104: New York — E.R. Braithwaite, the Guyanese author, educator and diplomat whose years teaching in the slums of London’s East End inspired the international best-seller “To Sir, With Love” and the popular Sidney Poitier movie of the same name, has died at age 104.

1 comment:

Don Coffin said...

I strongly disliked that movie when I saw it (on its release) and I disliked the title song even more than I disliked the movie. Watching it, I kept thinking that Poitier was thinking to himself "How did I let myself get suckered into this?"