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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
Made-for-TV movies
Feature films
Biographical television programs
Drama
Film adaptations
Teatro
Biography Drama
Biografía Teatro
Named Person: Earl Mills; Dorothy Dandridge; Dorothy Dandridge; Dorothy Dandridge; Earl Mills
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
OCLC Number: 45232831
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; Optional Spanish-dubbed soundtrack.
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in 1999.
Based on the book by Earl Mills.
Special features include: interactive menus, cast and crew bios.
Credits: Music by Elmer Bernstein.
Cast: Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatunde, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, Latanya Richardson, Tamara Taylor, Alexis Carrington.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby surround.
Responsibility: HBO Pictures presents an Esparza/Katz production in association with Berry/Cirrincione ; a Martha Coolidge film ; produced by Larry Y. Albucher ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Moctesuma Esparza, Joshua D. Maurer, Vincent Cirrincione, Halle Berry ; screenplay by Shonda Rhimes, Scott Abbott ; directed by Martha Coolidge.

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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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