Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

Published 2010
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An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy Dandridge still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds, she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of Carmen Jones, becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.

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[New York] : HBO Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: 14A.
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Dorothy Dandridge [DVD]
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie in 1999.
Based on the book by Earl Mills.
For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc.
Music by Elmer Bernstein; director of photography, Robbie Greenberg.
Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer.
DVD, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital surround or mono sound.
For private home use only.
English or Spanish audio tracks, with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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