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I Passed for White (1960)

 |  Drama  |  18 March 1960 (USA)
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A young girl meets and marries the man of her dreams--only she hasn't told him that she is half-black, and he and his rich family and friends are white.

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Sonya Wilde ...
Bernice Lee / Lila Brownell
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Rick Leyton
Patricia Michon ...
Sally Roberts (as Pat Michon)
Elizabeth Council ...
Ann Leyton
Griffin Crafts ...
Mr. Leyton
Isabel Cooley ...
Bertha (as Isabelle Cooley)
Jimmy Lydon ...
Jay Morgan (as James Lydon)
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Dr. Merritt (as Thomas B. Henry)
Max Mellinger ...
Mr. Gordon
Phyllis Cole ...
Nurse
Calvin Jackson ...
Eddie, in Dance School
Lon Ballantyne ...
Chuck
Temple Hatton ...
Eddie, Friend of Bernice
Freita Shaw ...
Gram
Edmund Hashim ...
Club Patron (as Ed Hashim)
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A young girl meets and marries the man of her dreams--only she hasn't told him that she is half-black, and he and his rich family and friends are white.

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When he took her in his arms...she had crossed the color line! See more »

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18 March 1960 (USA)  »

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La negra bianca  »

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Ann Leyton: She's not natural. She's like a cat in a strange attic.
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Caught In The Rhelm Of Confusion....
13 August 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

If "I Passed For White" was released today it would stur up quite a storm! Imagine not knowing what race to identify yourself with? The character of "ETHEL" gives a touching performance as a GAL that just does not know which way to turn! A B movie that few have seen this classic is alot of fun!


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