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Mixed Marriages

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Mixed Marriages 1958

15 mins United Kingdom Director. Rollo Gamble

In a starkly-lit TV studio, broadcaster Daniel Farson investigates conflicting points of view about interracial marriages in late 1950s Britain. His interviewees include a contented Jamaican/English couple; the reactionary parliamentary candidate James Wentworth Day, who expresses his deeply racist opposition to interracial marriage; and a white British woman whose marriage to a Nigerian man had ended due to cultural differences. In an ambivalent conclusion, Farson reveals that he is still undecided about this 'controversial' subject.

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Directed by

Rollo Gamble

Featuring

John Grigg

Daniel Farson

Tags

Mixed-race children Interracial relationships

Collection

Black Britain on Film Black Lives

Released

1958

Country

United Kingdom

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