Sapphire


1h 32m 1959
Sapphire

Brief Synopsis

A "light-skinned" black co-ed has a penchant for passing as white and hanging at London's bars at night. When she is found murdered, a number of suspects are considered, including the naive white architect student who fell in love with her,never suspecting she was black.

Film Details

Genre
Drama
Crime
Mystery
Release Date
1959
Distribution Company
J Arthur Rank Organization; Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

Synopsis

A "light-skinned" black co-ed has a penchant for passing as white and hanging at London's bars at night. When she is found murdered, a number of suspects are considered, including the naive white architect student who fell in love with her,never suspecting she was black.

Film Details

Genre
Drama
Crime
Mystery
Release Date
1959
Distribution Company
J Arthur Rank Organization; Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)

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Miscellaneous Notes

1959 British Academy Award Winner for Best British Film.

Released in England April 21, 1959

c Eastmancolor