My Baby Is Black! (1961)/Checkerboard (1959)
Two French-produced exploitation dramas examine sexual and racial issues. First, in "My Baby Is Black!," a white woman has an affair with a black student and, without his knowledge, gives birth to his child. Gordon Heath, Francoise Giret, Aram Stephan star. Then, in "Checkerboard," a Caucasian ex-paratrooper in a segregated Midwest town gets romantically involved with an African-American woman, resulting in disturbing reactions from the locals. Jacques Richard, Toto Bissainthe star. AKA: "Guts In The Sun." 3 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; art gallery; TV spot; bonus short "Paris After Hours!"; bonus documentary "Mondo Oscenita!"; trailers. Dubbed in English.
- Claude Bernard-Aubert
- Black & White
- Double Feature
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Gordon Heath, Jacques Richard, Fran?oise Giret, Toto Bissainthe, Samba Ababaka, Aram Stephan, Gregoire Aslan, Mag-Avril , Herv? Watine, Roger Blin, Nico Pepe, Fred Carault, Viviane M?ry, Doudou Babet, Anne Carrere, Claude Berri, Guy Trejean, Jacques Champreux, Arlette Didier, Douta Seck, Alice Sapritch, Philippe Prince, Lucien Raimbourg, Milly Vitale, Paul Bisciglia, Jacques Bezard