Bright Road - (Original Trailer)
Teachers at an all-black school fight to save a problem child. Starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte.
Bright Road (1953) - I Walked Right Into That One
We learn here that new teacher Jane (Dorothy Dandridge) is also the Sunday school teacher, leading a hymn and continuing her internal monologue from the original story by Mary Elizabeth Vroman, getting into trick topics with troubled C.T. (Philip Hepburn), in MGMs Bright Road, 1953, co-starring Harry Belafonte.
Bright Road (1953) - Suzanne (Ev'ry Night When The Sun Goes Down)
New teacher Jane (Dorothy Dandridge) struggling with grades, then a heck of a thing to discover about ones principal, Harry Belafonte as Mr. Williams, with the modernized folk song, never a single but a favorite track from his chart-topping second album (Belafonte, 1955), in MGMs Bright Road, 1953.
Bright Road (1953) - I'm Dorothy Dandridge
Unorthodox opening from screenwriter Emmet Lavery, working from the original story by African-American schoolteacher and author Mary Elizabeth Vroman, Dorothy Dandridge narrates as herself, introducing co-star Harry Belafonte, ably directed by Gerald Mayer, nephew of the studio boss, in MGMs Bright Road, 1953.
African America Film Critics Association -- Bright Road (1953)
Introduction and comments following Bright Road, 1953, with Clayton Davis and Jasmine Simpkins from the African American Film Critics Association.