CNN Six years before Capt. Kirk and Lt. Uhura locked lips on "Star Trek" in what is often credited as TV's first interracial kiss, another couple were pushing boundaries. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos
First interracial kiss on television
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Log in or Sign up. The Trek BBS. This topic's been batted around here now and then, but I was reading up on it so I thought I'd share: July ITV's British prime time soap Emergency Ward 10 shows a kiss between black and white actors a photo of which appears on this site. Go to in this clip to see those smooches.
Uncovered footage reveals TV's 'first' interracial kiss, long before Star Trek
On Nov. Each character tries to resist, but eventually Kirk tilts Uhura back and the two kiss as the aliens lasciviously look on. The smooch is not a romantic one. But in to show a black woman kissing a white man was a daring move.
The first interracial kiss on television is a much debated topic concerning who the first two persons of different races to kiss on television were. However, in November , a Granada Play of the Week , You in Your Small Corner , was uncovered which was broadcast in June ; that quickly led to the rediscovery of another play featuring the same young Jamaican actor, Hot Summer Night ,  televised in Britain on 1 February The first interracial kiss on U. Competing claims have also been made in favour of I Love Lucy. The central theme of the play is a relationship between a young black intellectual and a white working class girl.