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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Miscellaneous B&W








w/ Ed Sullivan



w/ her secretary Veada Cleveland




April 29 1957, Dorothy polishes up on her French with help of Michel Thomas while taking a rest at Antibes, on the French Rivera, before starting a new movie.  They are shown near the Eden Rock swimming pool at Antibes.






















w/ Donald Mills of  the 'Mills Brothers'








Taking a break while doing the movie 'Tamango' (April 27, 1957) 




London, 1959
Waterlloo Station (March 30, 1959)


London Airport (April 11, 1956) wearing Edwardian Style veil over hat.














West Berlin Germany (May 7, 1959)






















Here in the background you can see her taste in decor.  Ebony magazine (Ebony Jume 1962 issue) did a spread of her home as well. http://coppercoloredgal.blogspot.com/2011/11/httpwww.html She changed her decor of course throughout the years... 












w/ Shelley Winters, Farley Granger, Harry Belafonte








1999 album Smooth Operator Recording Date Jan 1958-Feb 1961.








w/ Nat King Cole








"Swing for My Supper"



(At Home)


(At Home)





w/ Phil Moore










w/ Maureen O'Hara.



 With Attorney Leo Branton, Dorothy won a cash settlement obtained from Confidential Magazine, a publication famed for it's daring "exposes" of the private lives of celebrities. She received a $10,000 out of court settlement , which was later used as a basis for a Criminal Court action against the magazine and it's eventual demise as a power in the entertainment industry.  A story, somewhat similar in the content to a Negro publication, Hep, which Miss Dandridge and Branton immediately struck with a $2 million dollar lawsuit.  The magazine paid off $5,000.









Cafe de Paris, London


Cafe de Paris, London




When movie career stalled Dorothy went back to the nightclub act.



(Face Darkened of Course)
























Filing for bankruptcy



From (l) bottom, 3rd person



































Geri Branton and Maria Cole






Actress Dorothy Dandridge (1922 - 1965) addresses a crowd gathered to hear the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. during his first visit to Los Angeles, May 1963. The crowd of more than 35,000 jammed into Wrigley Field for a freedom rally. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)


The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 - 1968) greets actress Dorothy Dandridge (1922 - 1965) during his first visit to Los Angeles, May 1963. He addressed a crowd of more than 35,000 jammed into Wrigley Field for a freedom rally. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)

















w/ her secretary Veada Cleveland
















w/ Sammy Davis, Jr.















cute shoes :)















































3 comments:

  1. THE BEST Dottie Mae Page on the net. BRAVO!!!

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  2. Thank You so much! Means a lot to me to read this :D So much more to come! jaz

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  3. thank you for this! Im just seeing the movie (with Halle Berry as a near look alike).

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Dorothy Dandridge, Angel Face

Portrait in Black

Miscellaneous B&W








w/ Ed Sullivan



w/ her secretary Veada Cleveland




April 29 1957, Dorothy polishes up on her French with help of Michel Thomas while taking a rest at Antibes, on the French Rivera, before starting a new movie.  They are shown near the Eden Rock swimming pool at Antibes.






















w/ Donald Mills of  the 'Mills Brothers'








Taking a break while doing the movie 'Tamango' (April 27, 1957) 




London, 1959
Waterlloo Station (March 30, 1959)


London Airport (April 11, 1956) wearing Edwardian Style veil over hat.














West Berlin Germany (May 7, 1959)






















Here in the background you can see her taste in decor.  Ebony magazine (Ebony Jume 1962 issue) did a spread of her home as well. http://coppercoloredgal.blogspot.com/2011/11/httpwww.html She changed her decor of course throughout the years... 












w/ Shelley Winters, Farley Granger, Harry Belafonte








1999 album Smooth Operator Recording Date Jan 1958-Feb 1961.








w/ Nat King Cole








"Swing for My Supper"



(At Home)


(At Home)





w/ Phil Moore










w/ Maureen O'Hara.



 With Attorney Leo Branton, Dorothy won a cash settlement obtained from Confidential Magazine, a publication famed for it's daring "exposes" of the private lives of celebrities. She received a $10,000 out of court settlement , which was later used as a basis for a Criminal Court action against the magazine and it's eventual demise as a power in the entertainment industry.  A story, somewhat similar in the content to a Negro publication, Hep, which Miss Dandridge and Branton immediately struck with a $2 million dollar lawsuit.  The magazine paid off $5,000.









Cafe de Paris, London


Cafe de Paris, London




When movie career stalled Dorothy went back to the nightclub act.



(Face Darkened of Course)
























Filing for bankruptcy



From (l) bottom, 3rd person



































Geri Branton and Maria Cole






Actress Dorothy Dandridge (1922 - 1965) addresses a crowd gathered to hear the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. during his first visit to Los Angeles, May 1963. The crowd of more than 35,000 jammed into Wrigley Field for a freedom rally. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)


The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 - 1968) greets actress Dorothy Dandridge (1922 - 1965) during his first visit to Los Angeles, May 1963. He addressed a crowd of more than 35,000 jammed into Wrigley Field for a freedom rally. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)

















w/ her secretary Veada Cleveland
















w/ Sammy Davis, Jr.















cute shoes :)















































3 comments:

Easy Life Guide said...

THE BEST Dottie Mae Page on the net. BRAVO!!!

Jazzy said...

Thank You so much! Means a lot to me to read this :D So much more to come! jaz

Anonymous said...

thank you for this! Im just seeing the movie (with Halle Berry as a near look alike).

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RetroVision Theater Presents Ebony - Dorothy Dandridge