About the film
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Release Date: September 28, 1949
|Slogan||:||«The poignant story of a girl who fell hopelessly in love!»|
|Production Companies||:||20th Century Fox|
|Producers||:||Darryl F. Zanuck|
|Writers||:||Dudley Nichols, Philip Dunne, Cid Ricketts Sumner|
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.