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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

Author: Halle BerryKlaus Maria BrandauerBrent SpinerObba BabatundeLoretta DevineAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : HBO Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy Dandridge still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds, she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of Carmen Jones, becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Made-for-TV movies
Biographical
Teatro
Biografía Teatro
Named Person: Dorothy Dandridge; Dorothy Dandridge; Dorothy Dandridge
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Halle Berry; Klaus Maria Brandauer; Brent Spiner; Obba Babatunde; Loretta Devine; Cynda Williams; LaTanya Richardson; Tamara Taylor; Alexis Carrington; Martha Coolidge; Shonda Rhimes; Scott Abbott; Vincent Cirrincione; Robert Katz; Moctesuma Esparza; Joshua Maurer; Earl Mills; HBO Pictures,; Esparza/Katz Productions (Firm),; HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783116748 9780783116747 0780661753 9780780661752
OCLC Number: 45232831
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; Optional Spanish-dubbed soundtrack.
Notes: Based on the book by Earl Mills.
Special features include: interactive menus, cast and crew bios.
Credits: Music by Elmer Bernstein ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Moctesuma Esparza, Joshua D. Maurer, Vincent Cirrincione, Halle Berry.
Cast: Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatunde, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, Latanya Richardson, Tamara Taylor, Alexis Carrington.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by HBO Aug. 21, 1999.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby surround.
Other Titles: Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (Motion picture)
Responsibility: HBO Pictures presents an Esparza/Katz production in association with Berry/Cirrincione ; produced by Larry Y. Albucher ; screenplay by Shonda Rhimes, Scott Abbott ; directed by Martha Coolidge.

Abstract:

An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy Dandridge still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds, she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of Carmen Jones, becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.

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