I Passed for White (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

I Passed for White (1960)





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A young black woman who passes for white leaves her family and community behind for a life in white society. She marries a white man but is haunted by fears she will give birth to a black baby. Questions about her background are never answered to her husband's satisfaction as on lie leads to another.


Sonya Wilde
as Bernice Lee / Lila Brownell
James Franciscus
as Rick Leyton
Pat Michon
as Sally Roberts
Griffin Crafts
as Mr. Leyton
Max Mellinger
as Mr. Gordon
Calvin Jackson
as Eddie, in Dance School
Temple Hatton
as Eddie, Friend of Bernice
Ed Shashe
as Character
Ray Kellogg
as Bartender
Thomas Brown Henry
as Dr. Merrett
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This movie was very tragic and emotional, but the story could have been better, especially the ending.

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