High Yellow

  • 1965
  • 1 HR 23 MIN
  • NR
  • Drama

Based on the book Diary of a Negro Maid by Erksine Williams, this social expose stars Hall as a 17-year-old black servant whose skin is light enough to pass for white. Working as a maid at the home of Brown, a rich movie producer, she finds herself trapped in the sordid goings-on of Brown's family. The family members include wife MacAdams, a hypochondriac,...read more

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Based on the book Diary of a Negro Maid by Erksine Williams, this social expose stars Hall as a 17-year-old black servant whose skin is light enough to pass for white. Working as a maid at the home of Brown, a rich movie producer, she finds herself trapped in the sordid goings-on of Brown's

family. The family members include wife MacAdams, a hypochondriac, daughter Taylor, a nymphomaniac, and son Hammack, who was kicked out of West Point because he was accused (falsely) of having homosexual tendencies.

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