Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African-American fiancé.
Was Oscar nominated in all the major categories of Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, and Screenplay, but only won for Best Actress and Screenplay.
You know, I just had a thought. Why don't I go check into a hotel and get some rest, and you go find your folks?
When Mrs. Drayton is in the garden with Mr. Drayton picking yellow roses she puts one in his lapel and the stem is poking out from behind his lapel. After she says "Guess who's coming to dinner?" they show a close-up reaction shot of Mr. Drayton and the stem is hidden. Then the following shot shows the stem again before he pulls the rose out in anger.
When Monsignor Ryan is added to the guest list, Joey goes to tell Tillie. Joey asks "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" and Tillie replies "Reverend Martin Luther King". Following the assassination of King, this was removed - Joey says she'll tell Tillie but we see nothing more. Several months later, this gag was restored.
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