Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (2003)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History, Race & Ethnicity  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Hosted by Obba Babatunde, this documentary from Passport Productions studies the life and career of African American entertainer Dorothy Dandridge. Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty features interviews with such Dandridge admirers as Brock Peters, Lawrence Fishburne, and Academy Award winner Halle Berry who received an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her portrayal of the ill-fated actress and singer in the film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge.

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actor, African-American, archival-footage, career-retrospective, icon, life-story, movie-star, perseverance, singer, torment