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Title Introducing Dorothy Dandridge [(DVD) videorecording] / HBO Pictures presents an Esparza/Katz production in association with Berry/Cirrincione ; a Martha Coolidge film.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Home Video, [1999]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F INT    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book by Earl Mills.
Special features include: interactive menus, cast and crew bios, scene selections.
Credits Music by Elmer Bernstein ; produced by Larry Y. Albucher ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Moctesuma Esparza, Joshua D. Maurer, Vincent Cirrincione, Halle Berry ; screenplay by Shonda Rhimes, Scott Abbott ; directed by Martha Coolidge.
Cast Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatunde, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, Latanya Richardson, Tamara Taylor, Alexis Carrington.
Summary 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.
Audience Rated R.
System Details DVD ; Dolby surround.
Language Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Soundtrack in English and Spanish ; subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Subject Dandridge, Dorothy, 1924-1965 -- Drama.
African American singers -- Biography -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American actresses -- Biography -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Berry, Halle.
Brandauer, Klaus Maria.
ISBN 0783116748
Music No. 91569 HBO Home Video
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