WorldCat Identities

Dandridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Overview
Works: 164 works in 324 publications in 4 languages and 6,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies  Biographical films  War films  Jazz 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Dandridge
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

48 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths. A Musical romance
Swingin' uptown Renaissance in Harlem( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1920s, African-American literature, art, music, dance, and social commentary flourished in Harlem, in uptown New York City. This cultural movement, which redefined African-American expression, became known as the Harlem Renaissance. Music became the centerpiece that this movement was built around, launching an artistic awakening rather than a social revolt. Featuring commentary from historians and the performers themselves, this program traces the roots of the music, its social impact on society and its eventual acceptance in mainstream culture
Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
Porgy and Bess an original sound track recording by George Gershwin( Recording )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smooth operator by Dorothy Dandridge( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the movies: After the success the two achieved performing live, they next tackled films. Includes trailers from some classic Martin and Lewis movies
Tamango( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enslaved African refuses to allow the chains to dominate his spirit
Sarah Vaughan & other jazz divas by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah 'The Divine One' Vaughan along with Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Dorothy Dandridge, and Billie Holiday
Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two segments of the variety show featuring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
Dorothy Dandridge her greatest performances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare, vintage, and live performances of the greatest songs of Dorothy Dandridge, newly remastered. Includes "Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty", an intimate portrait of this remarkable woman told by those who knew her personally
Porgy and Bess( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder. The only person willing to overlook her past and offer her shelter is the crippled Porgy. Their relationship is threatened by the disapproval of the townspeople, the presence of her old drug supplier Sportin' Life - and the threatened return of Crown
Fats Waller & friends, 1941-1946( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven jazz tunes are performed by Fats Waller's jazz ensemble and his vocalists
Bright road( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stars of Carmen Jones, Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafont,̌ headline a sensitive story of a first-year schoolteacher who finds promise in a student labeled a backwards child
Dorothy Dandridge singing at her best( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show one, Singing at her best, presents seven musical sequences from film and television featuring Dorothy Dandridge. Show two, The films of Dorothy Dandridge, features eight trailers from her films
Martin & Lewis Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the height of the 1950's variety television show craze, the hilarious comedy duo Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis teamed up for the Wildly popular series, Martin & Lewis Colgate comedy hour. The big-budget, highly enjoyable show featured a litany of popular celebrities doing what they do best - entertain!" -- Container
In the mood by Glenn Miller( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinah Washington( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz vocalist Dinah Washington sings at the Apollo Theater in Harlem; includes various performances by other artists
Sundown by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adopted daughter of an Arab trader assists British troops in Africa during World War II
Salute to the Hollywood Canteen( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Daindridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Dandridge, Dorothy Jean 1922-1965

Dorothy Dandridge actrice américaine

Dorothy Dandridge actriz estadounidense

Dorothy Dandridge aktorka amerykańska

Dorothy Dandridge Amerikaans acteur

Dorothy Dandridge attrice e cantante statunitense

Dorothy Dandridge US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Dorothy Danridge

Doroti Dandridž

Дороти Дандриџ

Дороти Дендридж

Дороті Дандрідж

Дэндридж, Дороти

דורותי דנדרידג'

دوروتی داندریدگ بازیگر آمریکایی

โดโรธี แดนดริดจ์

도로시 댄드리지

ドロシー・ダンドリッジ

桃乐茜·丹缀之

Languages
English (150)

German (6)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Everything and nothing; the Dorothy Dandridge tragedyDorothy Dandridge : an intimate biographyDorothy Dandridge : singer & actressContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityHeartbreaker : the Dorothy Dandridge story