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Porgy and Bess Movie Poster

Porgy and Bess

This musical drama focuses on the poverty-stricken residents struggling to survive in the Charleston tenement of Catfish Row. The sultry Bess...

Nominated
Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy
Carmen Jones Movie Poster

Carmen Jones

Screen version of the musical "Carmen Jones," which adapted Bizet's opera Carmen for an African-American cast. A soldier falls for Dandridge,...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955)
Nominated
Foreign Actress

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