Who was your first kiss? Not the actual, physical kiss — that is really none of my business — but a witnessed meeting of two mouths on-screen? Jack and Rose in the boiler room of the Titanic? Or was it an older, more canonical osculation, from the era when a kiss was as far as an on-screen pair were allowed to go, with or without the benefit of clergy? Did you think it was gross? Did it get in the way of the action, or was it the action you wanted to see?
Uncovered footage reveals TV's 'first' interracial kiss, long before Star Trek
Unearthed footage shows 'world's earliest known' interracial TV kiss
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 episode aired just one year after the U.
TV archive discovers couple who beat Kirk and Uhura to first interracial kiss
But now the British Film Institute has discovered an even earlier instance of the televised interracial kiss. It was also broadcast two years before a kiss between doctors on the British prime time soap Emergency Ward Fifty years on, diverse on-screen representation is still an urgent issue and we must continue as an industry to effect much-needed change.
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.