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Dorothy Dandridge durante el rodaje de “Carmen Jones”, 1954

Joyce Bryant is one of the reasons I couldn’t wait to get Vintage Black Glamour in book form. This photograph was taken by Carl Van Vechten on May 28, 1953 at the height of her career. Even with her undeniable soprano (with a 4 octave range) the focus was on her sexy image. Once dubbed the “black Marilyn Monroe,” constant mentions in Walter Winchell’s gossip column made her a star and she was widely considered the first dark-skinned Black woman to be considered a sex symbol inside and ...

Diahann Carroll Pic Appreciation Thread

Lena Horne & Her Daughter Gail Shopping In Paris, 1960

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The legendary Pearl Bailey - She is so striking in this picture. I don't remember ever seeing a photo of her in her early days

Kristen by TJ Drysdale on 500px | Outdoor Glamour

A young Diahann, photograph by Carl Van Vechten