Cinema: The New Pictures, Jul. 4, 1949

Lost Boundaries (Film Classics), first published as a real-life drama in Reader's Digest, described the tragic dilemma of a fair-skinned Negro family in a small New England town who for years had "passed" as whites. The father was a prosperous doctor and a pillar of the community, the mother an active worker in civic affairs. The children, unaware of their antecedents, were normal, happy-go-lucky American school kids—until the day their father, whose secret had been exposed by U.S. naval intelligence, told them the truth. From there on, they became in their own minds...

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