PORGY AND BESS | SIDNEY POITIER, DOROTHY DANDRIDGE (1959) Oversized portrait$500.00
[Los Angeles: Samuel Goldwyn, 1959]. Vintage original 10.5 x 13.5″ (26 x 33 cm.) sepia tone double weight matte photo. Fine.
Popular Black actors of the era were cast to play the leads in this epic presentation of George Gershwin’s pop opera. Though Dandridge was a singer, she was dubbed (as was Poitier) to achieve the vocals of this challenging endeavor.