Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (2003)

Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History, Race & Ethnicity  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Matthew Tobey

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.



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