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Pinky (1949)

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102 min | Drama

A light-skinned black woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.
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Director
Writers
Cid Ricketts Sumner (novel "Quality") | Philip Dunne (screenplay) | Dudley Nichols (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Joseph MacDonald (as Joe MacDonald)
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$4,200,000
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Release date
Nov 1949 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Jeanne Crain
Patricia 'Pinky' Johnson Patricia 'Pinky' Johnson   See fewer
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Ethel Barrymore
Miss Em Miss Em   See fewer
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Ethel Waters
Dicey Johnson Dicey Johnson   See fewer
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William Lundigan
Dr. Thomas Adams Dr. Thomas Adams   See fewer
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Basil Ruysdael
Judge Walker Judge Walker   See fewer
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Kenny Washington
Dr. Canady Dr. Canady   See fewer
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Griff Barnett
Dr. Joseph 'Doc Joe' McGill Dr. Joseph 'Doc Joe' McGill   See fewer
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Frederick O'Neal
Jake Walters Jake Walters   See fewer
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Evelyn Varden
Melba Wooley Melba Wooley   See fewer
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Raymond Greenleaf
Judge Shoreham Judge Shoreham   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shelby Bacon
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Beard
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Rene Beard
Teejore (uncredited) Teejore (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patsy Boniface
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Mildred Boyd
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Preston Braxton
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Brayton
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Paul Brinegar
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Noble 'Kid' Chissell
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Eve Conrad
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Bert Conway
Loafer (uncredited) Loafer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Curtis
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Josette Deegan
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Dick Dickinson
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Bobby Dugan
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Kay Garrett
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Everett Glass
Jeffers Wooley (uncredited) Jeffers Wooley (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hansen
Mr. Goolby (uncredited) Mr. Goolby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Horan
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Arthur Hunnicutt
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Jean Inness
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Wilfred Jackson
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Frank Jaquet
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Michael Jeffers
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Beverly Ruth Jordan
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Geraldine Jordan
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Pat Kane
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Philip Kieffer
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Read Killgore
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Warren Mace
Intern (uncredited) Intern (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiger Joe Marsh
George - Wooleys' Chauffeur (uncredited) George - Wooleys' Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Meeker
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Juanita Moore
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Robert Osterloh
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Ruth Rickaby
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Dan Riss
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Katherine Sparks
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George Spaulding
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Harry Tenbrook
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Jim Toney
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Bess Wade
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Pat Walshe
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Blue Washington
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7.2 / 10 | 2,402 votes