Producer - director Stanley Kramer (L) makes emssage pictures -- films with social comment provocatively stated. His newest "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" is being released and deals with miscegenation. Kramer has combined comedy with stark drama in the story of a Negro doctor (Sidney Poitier) engaged to marry a rich white girl / Katherine Houghton, much to the shock of her parents, Spencer Tracy (C) and Katharine Hepburn (R)
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The Producers Guild of America says it plans to honor Angelina Jolie's directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey" with the 2012 Stanley Kramer Award.
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George Clooney's "Good Night, and Good Luck" Tuesday was named winner of the Stanley Kramer Award presented by the Producers Guild of America.
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