Darling Dorothy Dandridge

A tumblr dedicated to preserving the image of Dorothy Dandridge

dorothydandridge:

"She [Dorothy Dandridge]behaved like a star, and I mean that in the best sense. She was simple. She was elegant. She was well-mannered. She was disciplined. She was focused on her work. I thought that Dorothy was gracious. Very sweet and never forthcoming.” - Olga James

dorothydandridge:

"She [Dorothy Dandridge]behaved like a star, and I mean that in the best sense. She was simple. She was elegant. She was well-mannered. She was disciplined. She was focused on her work. I thought that Dorothy was gracious. Very sweet and never forthcoming.” - Olga James

electronicsquid:

Dorothy Dandridge at Oxford on May Morning
(Carl Mydans. 1956)

electronicsquid:

Dorothy Dandridge at Oxford on May Morning

(Carl Mydans. 1956)

(via dorothydandridge)

dorothydandridge:

On December 1, 1956, Dorothy Dandridge granted the United Fan Club and Fan Mail Service exclusive rights to use her autograph for reproduction for all her fan mail and fan mail activities.

dorothydandridge:

On December 1, 1956, Dorothy Dandridge granted the United Fan Club and Fan Mail Service exclusive rights to use her autograph for reproduction for all her fan mail and fan mail activities.

dorothydandridge:

Halle Berry On How She Found Dorothy Dandridge’s Spirit— And How She Finally Healed Her Own (Ebony, August 1999)

"She [Halle Berry] absolutely stole the essence of Dottie and she truly understood her. I felt like, for two hours, I’d been visiting with Dottie again. She would have been so pleased and so happy." - Geri Branton on Halle’s portrayal of Dorothy Dandridge in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

dorothydandridge:

Dorothy Dandridge and her Tamango co-star photographed at Maxim’s in Paris (circa April 1957). Many have asked about Mr. Cressan’s filmography. but Tamango was unfortunately his only film. Prior to this role, he was a medical student in Martinique.

vintage-old-hollywood:

Dorothy Dandridge..such a beauty. hate the fact she died so young :( <3 Requested By:Anonymous

dorothydandridge:

FUN FACT: Dorothy Dandridge received 200-1,000 fan letters a week, and insisted on dictating a response to them all.

dorothydandridge:

FUN FACT: Dorothy Dandridge received 200-1,000 fan letters a week, and insisted on dictating a response to them all.

(via goldfacethrillah)

Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors.♥ 

(Source: jaynemansfielddaily)

nostalgiagolden:

“It’s a wonderful therapy. You don’t have time to feel sorry for yourself.” - Dorothy Dandridge on why work is a cathartic experience

nostalgiagolden:

It’s a wonderful therapy. You don’t have time to feel sorry for yourself.” - Dorothy Dandridge on why work is a cathartic experience

dorothydandridge:

Please help Amina Owens start her very own t-shirt line and honor the eminent Dorothy Dandridge at the same time! Amina’s goal is to have a line dedicated to a diverse range of timeless beauties. She felt that there was no better way to begin this line than with Dorothy Dandridge, a woman who represents sophistication, diversity, and timeless beauty. Help turn Amina’s dreams into reality by purchasing a shirt here.

dorothydandridge:

Please help Amina Owens start her very own t-shirt line and honor the eminent Dorothy Dandridge at the same time! Amina’s goal is to have a line dedicated to a diverse range of timeless beauties. She felt that there was no better way to begin this line than with Dorothy Dandridge, a woman who represents sophistication, diversity, and timeless beauty. Help turn Amina’s dreams into reality by purchasing a shirt here.