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Pinky [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Philip Dunne and Dudley Nichols ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Elia Kazan.

Publication:
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., c2001.
Series:
Studio classic
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Sumner, Cid Ricketts, 1890-1970 -- Film adaptations.
African Americans -- Race identity -- Drama.
Passing (Identity) -- United States -- Drama.
Racism -- Mississippi -- Drama.
Mississippi -- Race relations -- Drama.
United States -- Race relations -- Drama.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System details:
: VHS - NTSC.
Summary:
Pinky, a black woman who works as a nurse, is able to "pass for white." Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiance ́and returns home to Mississippi to help her ailing grandmother by caring for her employer, an imperious plantation owner. When the employer names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial.
Participant:
Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan.
Credits:
Director of photography, Joe MacDonald ; editor, Harmon Jons ; music, Alfred Newman.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Cid Ricketts Sumner.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949.
Originally the subject of a landmark Supreme Court case in film censorship.
Includes original trailer.
Contributor:
Dunne, Philip, 1908-1992 , Screenwriter
Nichols, Dudley, 1895-1960. ,
Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979. ,
Kazan, Elia. , Director
Crain, Jeanne. , Actor
Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959. , Actor
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977. , Actor
Lundigan, William, 1914-1975. , Actor
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970. , Composer
Sumner, Cid Ricketts, 1890-1970. , Author
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. , Producer
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. , Distributor
Related Work:
Sumner, Cid Ricketts, 1890-1970., Author Quality.
ISBN:
0793985447
Publisher no.:
086162854439
8544 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.