WorldCat Identities

Dandridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Overview
Works: 159 works in 332 publications in 5 languages and 6,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Biography  Romance films  Video recordings for the hearing impaired  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies  Operas  Film soundtracks 
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 by Otto Preminger( Visual )

63 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,608 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
Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 324 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 )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smooth operator by Dorothy Dandridge( Recording )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 85 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
Porgy and Bess( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 67 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
Bright road( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 48 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 : her greatest performances( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 45 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
Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two segments of the variety show featuring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
Dorothy Dandridge : singing at her best( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 36 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
Fats Waller & friends, 1941-1946( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 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
In the mood by Glenn Miller( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sundown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adopted daughter of an Arab trader assists British troops in Africa during World War II
Tamango( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown
Salute to the Hollywood Canteen( Recording )

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

The decks ran red( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capt. Edwin Rummill (James Mason) is eager to prove himself after being made a ship's captain for the first time in his career. One of his earliest decisions has a troublesome impact on his freighter's voyage from New Zealand - he allows the alluring wife (Dorothy Dandridge) of the ship's cook to sail with the otherwise all-male crew. More tensions also take shape. Crewmembers launch a violent mutiny that will leave many men dead and survivors adrift in a lifeboat, including Capt. Rummill who comes up with a desperate plan to reboard and retake the ship
Martin & Lewis Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 9 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
Everything and nothing : the Dorothy Dandridge tragedy by Dorothy Dandridge( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of America's first Black movie star, Dorothy Dandridge, and her rise from a shanty town to stardom and heartbreak in a segregated society
 
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Alternative Names
Daindridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Dandridge, Dorothy Jean 1922-1965

Dorothea Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge actrice américaine

Dorothy Dandridge actriz estadounidense

Dorothy Dandridge aktorka amerykańska

Dorothy Dandridge Amerikaans acteur

Dorothy Dandridge Amerikaans actrice

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

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Everything and nothing : the Dorothy Dandridge tragedyDorothy Dandridge : singer & actressDorothy DandridgeDorothy Dandridge : an intimate biographyContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityHeartbreaker : the Dorothy Dandridge story