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Porgy and Bess (film)

  • Type: Film
  • Length: 138 minutes

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Porgy and Bess is a 1959 feature film musical by director Otto Preminger with music by George Gershwin. The film tells the story of Porgy, a crippled street-beggar and his relationship with Bess in the Gullah community of Charleston, South Carolina. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1959/06/24 Released by Columbia Pictures, "Porgy and Bess" premieres at the Warners' Theatre (lost) on the corner of 47th Street and Broadway in Times Square in New York City. Times Square New York City

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Particulars for Porgy and Bess (film):
Cultural Affiliation African American
Weather Cyclones, Hurricanes and Typhoons
Art Type Film
Narrative Arts Live Action
Narrative Arts Musical
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Meteorology Stormy Weather

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