"There was a time when I could have had you shot"
A Scene that somehow encapsulated the changes in civil rights
theme from Ray Charles
The follow up They Call Me Mr Tibbs, was more blaxploitation than indictment of racism, it had it's moments and also led to a so so TV series (without Poitier). The last Hurrah for Virgil Tibbs was the Organization which had a similar plot to the Dirty Harry movie The Enforcer. Throughout these inferior follow ups Poitier's Tibbs retained his cool.
They call me Mr Tibbs