The mystery and real-life tragedy of Dorothy Dandridge

Leavy, Walter
December 1993
Ebony;Dec1993, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p36
Investigates the life and tragic death of Dorothy Jean Dandridge, Hollywood's first authentic black sex symbol, on September 8, 1965 at the age of 42. Details of her singing and acting career; Her marriages; Her daughter Harolyn; The screenplays based on her life; The possibility that Janet Jackson will portray Dandridge in a movie.


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