Porgy and Bess > Film


Show Details

Show
Porgy and Bess (106)
Music
George Gershwin (852)
Lyrics
Ira Gershwin (707), DuBose Heyward (105)
Book
DuBose Heyward (105)

Recording Details

Date
1959
Type
Video / Film Cast
Language
English
Location
US / CA
Group/Studio
Samuel Goldwyn
Book
N. Richard Nash (6) — Screenplay
Director
Otto Preminger (7)
Choreography
Hermes Pan (44)
Conductor
André Previn (144)
Orchestrations
Alexander Courage (45), Robert Franklyn (31), Conrad Salinger (105), Albert Woodbury (12)
Performer
Adele Addison (2) — dubs Dorothy Dandridge, Ruth Attaway (2) — Serena, Pearl Bailey (94) — Maria, Diahann Carroll (34) — Clara, Scatman Crothers (16) — Crab Man, Dorothy Dandridge (10) — Bess, Sammy Davis Jr. (129) — Sportin' Life, Earl Jackson (2) — MIngo, Inez Matthews (6) — dubs Ruth Attaway, Robert McFerrin (2) — dubs Sidney Poitier, Clarence Muse (7) — Peter, Loulie Jean Norman (15) — dubs Diahann Carroll, Brock Peters (14) — Crown, Sidney Poitier (3) — Porgy, Leslie Scott (4) — Jake, Helen Thigpen (5) — Strawberry Woman
Notes
Withdrawn after a 1967 television broadcast, though an abridged bootleg version exists and was briefly sold in Germany on DVD (see Wikipedia link below).
Shortcode
[r28199]

Releases

Format
Video File
Audio
Stereo
Length
1:58:07
Lists
13 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl45079]

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