Wednesday
10
April

Poster, acquired for exhibit

The 40th Annual Academy Awards

At the annual Oscar ceremony (postponed two days due to the funeral for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.), the racially charged drama In the Heat of the Night beats out The Graduate, Bonnie and Clyde, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, and Dr. Dolittle for Best Picture of 1967.

Pictured: In the Heat of the Night movie poster.