Introducing Dorothy Dandridge


2h 1m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Story of singer/actor Dorothy Dandridge (1923-65), who rose to fame in the 1950s with roles in such films as "Carmen Jones" (1954), for which she was the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award, and "Porgy and Bess" (1959). She died at the age of 42 after her career and per

Film Details

Also Known As
Angel Face: The Dorothy Dandridge Story, Dorothy Dandridge, Dorothy Dandridge Story, The
Release Date
1999
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m

Synopsis

Story of singer/actor Dorothy Dandridge (1923-65), who rose to fame in the 1950s with roles in such films as "Carmen Jones" (1954), for which she was the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award, and "Porgy and Bess" (1959). She died at the age of 42 after her career and personal life went into a tailspin in the early 1960s.

Crew

Scott Abbott

Screenplay

Larry Y Albucher

Producer

Larry Y Albucher

Unit Production Manager

Michael Babcock

Sound Effects Editor

Lafaye Baker

Stunt Coordinator

Sidney R. Baldwin

Photography

David Beadle

Dialogue Editor

Vinlyn Beckles

Assistant

Jennifer M Bell

Hair Stylist

Elmer Bernstein

Original Music

Elmer Bernstein

Music

Halle Berry

Executive Producer

Shawn Blakeman

Electrician

Kim Blank

Choreographer

Danny Brazen

Grip

Michael Broomberg

Foley Artist

Cary Butler

Foley Mixer

Lucinda Campbell

Costume Supervisor

Hazel Catmull

Hair Stylist

Aleta Chappelle

Casting

Vincent Cirrincione

Executive Producer

Renee M Clare

Assistant Location Manager

Tim Clark

Matte Painter

William Clevenger

Camera Operator

Scott Cohn

Accountant

Loren Corl

Key Grip

Andy Crawford

Grip

Brian A Deitch

On-Set Dresser

Dhamarata G. Dhiensuwana

Key Grip

Kathy Durning

Music Editor

David Eck

Assistant Production Coordinator

Lisa Edmondson

Assistant

Pete Elia

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John M. Elliott Jr.

Makeup

Arlene Encell

Assistant

Andrew M Endsley

Props Assistant

Louie Escobar

Other

Sam Escobar

Grip

Moctesuma Esparza

Executive Producer

Stephen Fitzmaurice

Other

Mark P. Freeman

Electrician

Steve Frohardt

Best Boy Grip

Larry Goeb

Dialogue Editor

Kathrine Gordon

Hair Stylist

Anthony Gore

Post-Production Coordinator

Bill Greenberg

Electrician

Robbie Greenberg

Director Of Photography

Robert Greenfield

Set Decorator

Rod Gregory

On-Set Dresser

Cajun Guilbeau

Craft Service

David Hankins

Sound Supervisor

Alan Heim

Editor

Sonya Henry

Dialogue Editor

Loren Hillebrand

Grip

Mark S Hoerr

Post-Production Supervisor

Simon Jarvis

Assistant Camera Operator

Robert Katz

Executive Producer

Virginia Kearns

Hair Stylist

Doug Kent

Adr Supervisor

Renton Kirk

Casting Associate

Shelley Komarov

Costume Designer

Jamie Lagerhausen

Grip

Pam Leonte

Script Supervisor

Josh Levy

Sound

Karl Linde

Assistant Camera Operator

Lesa Lotito

Casting Associate

Helen Lutrell

Dialogue Editor

David Macmillan

Sound Mixer

Lishune Mahone

Other

Kal Manning

Lighting Technician

Ryan P Manning

Electrician

Harrison Marsh

Boom Operator

Jerry L. Marshall

Grip

Art Martin

Steadicam Operator

Zelda Mattox

Transportation Captain

Joshua Maurer

Executive Producer

Chris Mcgeary

Music Editor

Scott Mcgeo

Dolly Grip

Wanja Mcintyre

Choreographer

Stacey Michaels

Adr Mixer

Eric Miller

Assistant

Earl Mills

Book As Source Material

David Moll

Property Master

Matthew Moriarty

Assistant Camera Operator

Christopher Allen Nelson

Special Effects

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Pat O'mara

Grip

Chemen Ochoa

Assistant Director

Kaaren F Ochoa

Assistant Director

Eric Oliver

Assistant Director

Guy B Owens

On-Set Dresser

Dale Perry

Foley Artist

Mark A Powell

Construction Coordinator

Kristen Pratt

Set Designer

Lisa Quercioli

Costumes

Katherine Rees

Hair Stylist

Shonda Rhimes

Screenplay

Deborah Ricketts

Film Research

Robin A Roberts

Costumes

Phil Robinson

Assistant Director

Margaret Rogers

Costumes

Ira Stanley Rosenstein

Location Manager

Robert Rothbard

Unit Production Manager

Darlene Salinas

Art Department Coordinator

Xavier C Salinas

Production Coordinator

Jeff Sawyer

Sound Effects Editor

Matt Schatz

Color Timer

John Michael Schenk

Props Assistant

Edward Schiff

Foreman

Jim Selzer

Assistant Location Manager

Edna M Sheen

Makeup

Matt Shepherd

On-Set Dresser

Shana A Sigmond

Swing Gang

Mario Simon

Transportation Coordinator

Frank Smathers

Sound Effects Editor

Richard Snell

Makeup

Tony Solomons

Assistant Editor

Miles O'fun Sound

Sound

James Spencer

Production Designer

Larry Stensvold

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Susan Sullivan

Other

Edward Tamayo

On-Set Dresser

Bruce Tanis

Sound Effects Editor

Victor Thiensuwana

Grip

Leslie Thomas

Art Director

F. Laini Thompson

Makeup

Ron Trost

Special Effects

Robin Urdang

Music Supervisor

Dan Wallin

Sound

Wendi Williams

Other

Nita Wilson

Production Supervisor

Sally Young

Unit Production Manager

Scott Young

Best Boy

Film Details

Also Known As
Angel Face: The Dorothy Dandridge Story, Dorothy Dandridge, Dorothy Dandridge Story, The
Release Date
1999
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video February 8, 2000

Aired in United States August 21, 1999

Aired in United States August 1999

Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival (Opening Night) in New York City (Worldwide Plaza) August 4-8, 1999.

Began shooting September 29, 1998.