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Starring: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore,
Ethel Waters, William Lundigan
Director: Elia Kazan

Pinky (Jeanne Crain), a black woman who works as a nurse in Boston, finds she is able to "pass for white". Afriad her true heiritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiancé (William Lundigan)and returns to home to Mississippi. There, she helps her ailing grandmother (Ethel Waters)by caring for her employer (Ethel Barrymore), an imperios plantation owner. When she names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial. Subject of a landmark Supreme Court case in film censorship, this moving story about a mulatto woman's rights against prejudice, became itself, a battle for civil rights.

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