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Pinky

Pinky(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

A light-skinned black woman returns home after passing for white in nursing school.

Cast & Crew

Elia Kazan Director
Jeanne Crain Patricia "Pinky" Johnson
Ethel Waters Dicey Johnson
William Lundigan Dr. Thomas Adams
Basil Ruysdael Judge Walker
Kenny Washington Dr. Canady
Evelyn Varden Melba Wooley
Raymond Greenleaf Judge Shoreham
Dan Riss Stanley
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 29 Sep 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI*; LC
FCA 3242-45
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  101-02 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,148    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • more on casting...

    don letta 2018-09-01

    I agree that Jeanne Crain was not the greatest casting decision, but then, neither was Gene Tierney..also Irish, nor Linda Darnell with her Latin looks. At... MORE>

  • Pinky

    Ellen Gabbert 2016-04-25

    Perhaps some of the reviewers are right about casting but that is about all they are right about. Wonderful talented actors in just the right parts. It is... MORE>

  • Pinky

    Marlene 2016-04-20

    I loved this movie and being African-American myself, I'm fine with Jeanne Crain in the title role. What many people of all races miss is the fact... MORE>