Tag Archive: Dorothy Dandridge

Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

Another 1940s musical that exceeded my expectations. I saw Sun Valley Serenade as a kid and frankly Sonja Henie was not a very good actress, not even as good as mediocre.  Henie made up for it with… Continue reading

Island in the Sun (1957)

Finished this film last week.  It’s an average soaper but filmed on location in Grenada and Barbados.  I’ve been yearning to visit Grenada and this film certainly helps push that dream forward.  Two… Continue reading

Hallelujah! (1929)

After 3 days, I just finished viewing the all-black cast film Hallelujah! starring sexy Nina Mae McKinney.  I had just heard of McKinney a few months ago.  As Halle Berry’s role of Dorothy… Continue reading