Sapphire (1959)

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Genres
Mystery & Thriller, Drama, Crime
Runtime
1h 32min

Cast

Nigel Patrick
Superintendent Robert Hazard
Michael Craig
Inspector Phil Learoyd
Paul Massie
David Harris
Bernard Miles
Ted Harris
Olga Lindo
Mrs. Harris
Earl Cameron
Dr. Robbins
Gordon Heath
Paul Slade
Peter Vaughan
Detective Whitehead
Yvonne Buckingham
Sapphire Robbins
Robert Adams
Horace Big Cigar
Desmond Llewelyn
Police Constable
Fenella Fielding
Lingerie Shop Manageress
Harry Baird
Johnnie Fiddle
Grace Arnold
Sapphire's Landlady
Thomas Baptiste
Man on the Street
Victor Brooks
Police Sgt.
Basil Dignam
Doctor Burgess
Nora Gordon
Newsagent's Wife
Lucy Griffiths
Johnnie Fiddle's Landlady
Vanda Hudson
Girl at Tulip Club
Dan Jackson
Nightclub Owner
Philip Ray
Mr. Young
Lloyd Reckord
Pianist in International Club
Richard Vernon
Doctor at Crime Scene

Synopsis

Two Scotland Yard detectives (Nigel Patrick and Michael Craig) investigate the murder of a young woman of mixed race who had been passing for white. As they interview a spate of suspects -- including the girl's white boyfriend and his disapproving parents -- the investigators wade through a stubbornly entrenched sludge of racism and bigotry. Director Basil Dearden won a British Academy Award for his deft, sensitive hand at the helm.

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