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Pinky

Author: Philip DunneDudley NicholsElia KazanJeanne CrainEthel BarrymoreAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : FoxVideo, ©1994.
Series: Studio classic.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Videos (VHS)
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Dunne; Dudley Nichols; Elia Kazan; Jeanne Crain; Ethel Barrymore; Ethel Waters; William Lundigan; Cid Ricketts Sumner; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
ISBN: 0793985447 9780793985449
OCLC Number: 30981342
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel Quality 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.
Credits: Director of photography, Joe MacDonald ; film editor, Harmon Jones ; music, Alfred Newman.
Cast: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan.
Target Audience: Not rated.; Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Studio classic.
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Philip Dunne and Dudley Nichols ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Elia Kazan.

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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.

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