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Directed by Elia Kazan
1949    1h 42m    Approved
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, she has fallen in love with a young white doctor, who knows nothing about her black heritage.
Cast of Pinky
  • Jeanne CrainPatricia "Pinky" Johnson
  • Ethel BarrymoreMiss Em
  • Ethel WatersDicey Johnson
  • William LundiganDr. Thomas Adams
  • Basil RuysdaelJudge Walker
  • Kenny WashingtonDr. Canady
  • Nina Mae McKinneyRozelia
  • Griff BarnettDr. Joe McGill
  • Frederick O'NealJake Walters
  • Evelyn VardenMelba Wooley
  • Raymond GreenleafJudge Shoreham
  • Fred AldrichTownsman (uncredited)
  • Shelby BaconBoy (uncredited)
  • Rene BeardTeejore (uncredited)
  • Arthur BerkeleyTownsman (uncredited)
  • Mildred BoydNurse (uncredited)
  • Margaret BraytonNurse (uncredited)
  • Paul BrinegarWestern Union Clerk (uncredited)
  • Noble 'Kid' ChissellMan (uncredited)
  • Tom ColemanTownsman (uncredited)
  • Eve ConradWoman (uncredited)
  • Bert ConwayLoafer (uncredited)
  • Jack CurtisTownsman (uncredited)
  • Josette DeeganWoman (uncredited)
  • Dick DickinsonMan (uncredited)
  • Kay GarrettTownsman (uncredited)
  • Everett GlassJeffers Wooley (uncredited)
  • William HansenMr. Goolby (uncredited)
  • Jimmie HoranTownsman (uncredited)
  • Arthur HunnicuttPolice Chief Anderson (uncredited)
  • Jean InnessViola (Goolby's Saleslady) (uncredited)
  • Wilfred JacksonBoy (uncredited)
  • Frank JaquetBailiff (uncredited)
  • Michael JeffersMan (uncredited)
  • Beverly Ruth JordanGirl (uncredited)
  • Geraldine JordanGirl (uncredited)
  • Pat KaneMan (uncredited)
  • Philip KiefferMan (uncredited)
  • Read KillgoreLoafer (uncredited)
  • Al KundeTownsman (uncredited)
  • Warren MaceIntern (uncredited)
  • Tiger Joe MarshGeorge (Wooleys' Chauffeur) (uncredited)
  • Russell MeekerTownsman (uncredited)
  • Juanita MooreNurse (uncredited)
  • Robert OsterlohPolice Officer (uncredited)
  • Ruth RickabyMatron (uncredited)
  • Dan RissMr. Stanley (Wooleys' Attorney) (uncredited)
  • Katherine SparksWoman (uncredited)
  • George SpauldingMedical Director (uncredited)
  • Harry TenbrookTownsman (uncredited)
  • Jim ToneyBaggage Man (uncredited)
  • Bess WadeWoman (uncredited)
  • Pat WalsheYoung Man (uncredited)
  • Blue WashingtonMan (uncredited)
  • Jasper WeldonMan (uncredited)
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