WorldCat Identities

Dandridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Overview
Works: 163 works in 290 publications in 4 languages and 6,690 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Music  Operas  Popular music  Jazz vocals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Swing (Music)  Jazz 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Singer, Composer
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Dorothy Dandridge Publications about Dorothy Dandridge
Publications by  Dorothy Dandridge Publications by Dorothy Dandridge
posthumous Publications by Dorothy Dandridge, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dorothy Dandridge
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 567 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
Swingin' uptown Renaissance in Harlem ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 490 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 329 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 & Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1959 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Smooth operator by Dorothy Dandridge ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collegate Comedy Hour: Dean and Jerry bring their unique brand of comedy to one of television's best comedy-variety shows. The smooth crooning style of Dean Martin and the slapstick lunacy of Jerry Lewis mix hilariously with their guests
Tamango ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enslaved African refuses to allow the chains to dominate his spirit
Colgate comedy hour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 55 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 49 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
Fats Waller & friends, 1941-1946 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven jazz tunes are performed by Fats Waller's jazz ensemble and his vocalists
Porgy and Bess ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 43 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
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
In the digital mood by Glenn Miller Orchestra ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original classic Glenn Miller arrangements recorded digitally
Martin & Lewis Colgate comedy hour ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis sing it out and clown it up in these eight classic episodes from the popular 1950's Sunday night series
Bright road ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 23 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
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
Dinah Washington ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jazz vocalist Dinah Washington sings at the Apollo Theater in Harlem; includes various performances by other artists
Salute to the Hollywood Canteen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nat "King" Cole, 1942-1949 plus the Mills Brothers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of jazz works featuring Nat King Cole and the Mills Brothers taken from films produced between 1942 and 1949
 
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Alternative Names
Daindridge, Dorothy 1922-1965
Dandridge, Dorothy Jean 1922-1965
Dorothy Danridge
Languages
English (136)
German (4)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
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