WorldCat Identities

Dandridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Works: 200 works in 473 publications in 7 languages and 7,483 library holdings
Genres: Film adaptations  Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Biographies  Autobiographies  Documentary films  Songs and music  Variety shows (Television programs)  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Other, Vocalist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dorothy Dandridge
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 739 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
Carmen Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 588 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 )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 403 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
Carmen Jones by Otto Preminger( Visual )

83 editions published between 1954 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic opera comes alive in an African-American version about a young soldier that falls for a beautiful factory worker
Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 321 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
Smooth operator by Dorothy Dandridge( )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess : an original sound track recording by George Gershwin( Recording )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess : an original sound track recording, the Samuel Goldwyn motion picture production by George Gershwin( Recording )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harlem renaissance : the music & rhythms that started a cultural revolution by Regenia Perry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the social and cultural effects of the Harlem Renaissance through the music that defined the era; includes interviews with historians and performers
Tamango( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and French and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enslaved African refuses to allow the chains to dominate his spirit
Bright road( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 79 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
Porgy and Bess( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 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
The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 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
Sarah Vaughan & other jazz divas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 50 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 38 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 36 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
Martin & Lewis Colgate comedy hour( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 35 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
Fats Waller & friends, 1941-1946( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven jazz tunes are performed by Fats Waller's jazz ensemble and his vocalists
Dorothy Dandridge : singing at her best( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 32 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
The decks ran red( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 26 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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Alternative Names
Daindridge, Dorothy 1922-1965

Dandridge, Dorothy, 1924-1965

Dandridge, Dorothy Jean 1922-1965

Dorothea Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge actrice américaine

Dorothy Dandridge Actrice, chanteuse et danseuse afro-américaine

Dorothy Dandridge actriz estadounidense

Dorothy Dandridge aktorka amerykańska

Dorothy Dandridge Amerikaans acteur

Dorothy Dandridge Amerikaans actrice

Dorothy Dandridge Amerikai énekesnő

Dorothy Dandridge ator

Dorothy Dandridge attrice e cantante statunitense

Dorothy Dandridge pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Dorothy Dandridge US-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin

Dorothy Danridge

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Дороти Дандриџ

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