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Dandridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Overview
Works: 177 works in 357 publications in 5 languages and 7,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Music  Documentary films  Romance films  Television comedies  Variety shows (Television programs) 
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 )

68 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,624 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
Swingin' uptown : Renaissance in Harlem( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 535 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 )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 327 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 )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 82 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 68 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 53 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
Sarah Vaughan & other jazz divas by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 51 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 45 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 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
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 )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
In the mood by Glenn Miller( Recording )

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

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
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 )

in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enslaved African refuses to allow the chains to dominate his spirit. He begins a mutiny on a slave ship by kidnapping the captain's slave mistress
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
The decks ran red( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 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
 
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