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Release Date: September 28, 1949

Year    :   1949
Slogan    :   «The poignant story of a girl who fell hopelessly in love!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   Elia Kazan
Producers    :   Darryl F. Zanuck
Writers    :   Dudley Nichols, Philip Dunne, Cid Ricketts Sumner
RunTime    :   102 mins.

Pinky, a light skinned black woman, returns to her grandmother's house in the South after graduating from a Northern nursing school. Pinky tells her grandmother that she has been "passing" for white while at school in the North. In addition, Pinky has fallen in love with a young white doctor, Dr. Thomas Adams, who knows nothing about her black heritage.

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