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  • Artist: Dorothy Dandridge
  • Barcode: 25493153620

Dorothy Dandridge Music Selections
These musical performances reveal a special insight into the depth of Dorothy's acting singing and dancing talents. They help us to better understand just how Dorothy Dandridge became Filmland's first Black female superstar.
1. Fourteen-year-old Dorothy dances as the world famous Mills Brothers "Paper Doll"
2. Hoagy Carmichael sings while young Dorothy dances and acts out the lyrics to "Lazy Bones"
3. "Swing for my Supper"- In the bop fashion of the day Dorothy sings that her parents made her rock and roll
4. Donning a cowgirl outfit Dorothy sings the slightly risque "Cow Cow Boogie".
5. "Blow Out the Candles" reveals a sultry Dorothy in her first television appearance on the "Colgate Comedy Hour".
6. "My Heart Belongs to Daddy"- In the televised "Tribute to Cole Porter" Dorothy shared billing with the great Louis Armstrong.
7. "You Do Something to Me" crystallizes the affect Dorothy Dandridge had on filmgoing audiences all across the world.

Selected trailers of the films of America's first Black Film Goddess.
1. 1951 "Tarzan's Peril". As Queen Melmendi Dorothy Dandridge became the object of fantasy for many male moviegoers.
2. "The Harlem Globetrotters"- Dorothy as Ann Carpenter the no-nonsense devoted love interest of basketball star Billy Brown.
3. "Bright Road" was a bona fide rarity in 1953: a major-studio production with an all-Black cast.
4. Made in 1954 "Carmen Jones" paired Dorothy with Harry Belafonte once again and made her a star. - the first Black actress ever nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
5. Political and romantic intrigue heat up a Caribbean community to the boiling point in the 1957 drama "Island in the Sun".
6. Made in 1958 "Tamango" was the story of a slave revolt. One of the most controversial dimensions of Tamango was its depiction of a romance between the white ship's captain Curt Jurgens and slave woman Dorothy Dandridge.
7. "The Decks Ran Red" reunited Dorothy with "Island in the Sun" co-star James Mason.
8. "Porgy & Bess" was the second film Dorothy Dandridge made with an all-Black cast.

PLEASE NOTE:
This is a REGION ONE DVD coded for viewing in the U.S. and Canada.
It may not be viewable in other countries unless you have a player designed to play REGION ONE or ALL REGIONS.
If in doubt check with the manufacturer of your DVD player before ordering.

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