Reprising the role of Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs, Sidney Poitier is a homicide detective in San Francisco facing the troubling task of investigating the murder of a prostitute in the tony Nob Hill section of town. It seems his friend of eighteen years, outspoken political activest and minister, Reverend Logan Sharpe (Landau), was the last man to see the girl alive, and Tibbs is anxious for the chance to prove his innocence. Interestingly, there is no connection between Poitier
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a picture that is dated and slightly soft and hazy in appearance. While images can be generally sharp, a more undefined quality is prevalent. Film grain and minor source element artifacts are evident throughout. The dated colors are well balanced with slightly brown overtones and deep blacks. Contrast is a bit low and shadow delineation is wanting in darker scenes.(Suzanne Hodges)
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