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Black and White in Colour: A Man from the Sun


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John Elliot's ground-breaking drama documentary, filmed in 1956, about the first wave of West Indian immigrants to this country. It explores the clash between the myth and reality of the Britain which many Afro-Caribbeans faced when they arrived here.


Writer/Producer: John Elliot
Cleve: Errol John
Alvin: Cy Grant
Jim Bale: Colin Douglas
Maggie: Sarah Morgan
Winston: Keefe West
Nina: Nadia Cattouse
Brent: Earl Cameron
Ethlyn: Gloria Simpson
Miss Prior: Beatrice Varley
Daddy Zacharius: Andre Dakar
Mrs Zacharius: Pauline Henriques

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Black and White in Colour: A Man from the Sun

BBC Two England, 1 July 1992 20.00

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