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Porgy and Bess (1959)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Musical, Romance, Drama
Release Date:June 24, 1959
Running time:138 minutes
Cast:Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, Brock Peters
Director:Otto Preminger
Producer:Samuel Goldwyn
Writer:Dorothy Heyward, DuBose Heyward, N. Richard Nash
Distributor:Columbia Pictures

Description: This adaptation of the famous play/opera concerns life in a black neighborhood known as "Catfish Row" in Charleston, SC.

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