Porgy and Bess (1958)

Porgy and Bess
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 18mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Romance, Musical
Keywords African-American, romance
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Sammy Davis Jr. Song Performer n/a 120788 8000006
Adele Addison Song Performer n/a 120788 8000005
Pearl Bailey Song Performer n/a 120788 8000007
Brock Peters Song Performer n/a 120788 8000008
Loulie Jean Norman Song Performer n/a 120788 8000009
Robert McFerrin Song Performer n/a 120788 8000004
Ken Darby Music music director associate 120781 8000003
Leon Shamroy Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Dorothy Heyward Play as Source Material from stage play 120972 4000004
Daniel Mandell Editor n/a 172 7000001
George Gershwin Music ("Summertime" "A Woman Is a Sometime Thing" "Honey Man's Call" "They Pass By Singing" "Oh Little Stars" "Gone Gone Gone" "Fill Up De Saucer" "My Man's Gone Now" "The Train Is at the Station" "Oh I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" "Bess You Is My Woman Now" "Oh I Ca 120781 8000001
Andre Previn Music music director 120781 8000002
Inez Matthews Song Performer n/a 120788 8000010
Ira Gershwin Theme Lyrics lyrics("Summertime" "A Woman Is a Sometime Thing" "Honey Man's Call" "They Pass By Singing" "Oh Little Stars" "Gone Gone Gone" "Fill Up De Saucer" "My Man's Gone Now" "The Train Is at the Station" "Oh I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" "Bess You Is My Woman Now" "O 120861 8000011
Layne Britton Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Frank McCoy Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Hermes Pan Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
George Gershwin Other from opera 120795 26000001
Ira Gershwin Other from opera 120795 26000002
Irene Sharaff Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Joseph C Wright Art Director art direction 183 9000004
DuBose Heyward Theme Lyrics lyrics("Summertime" "A Woman Is a Sometime Thing" "Honey Man's Call" "They Pass By Singing" "Oh Little Stars" "Gone Gone Gone" "Fill Up De Saucer" "My Man's Gone Now" "The Train Is at the Station" "Oh I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" "Bess You Is My Woman Now" "O 120861 8000012
Oliver Smith Production Designer production design 164 9000001
Howard Bristol Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Serge Krizman Art Director art direction 183 9000003
DuBose Heyward Play as Source Material n/a 120972 4000003
DuBose Heyward Source Material (from novel) n/a 120793 4000002
Everdinne Wilson Actor Annie 1 1000010
Clarence Muse Actor Peter 1 1000009
Joel Fluellen Actor Robbins 1 1000011
Earl Jackson Actor Mingo 1 1000012
Moses LeMarr Actor Nelson 1 1000013
Ruth Attaway Actor Serena 1 1000008
Diahann Carroll Actor Clara 1 1000007
Sammy Davis Jr. Actor Sportin' Life 1 1000003
Dorothy Dandridge Actor Bess 1 1000002
Pearl Bailey Actor Maria 1 1000004
Brock Peters Actor Crown 1 1000005
Leslie Scott Actor Jake 1 1000006
Margaret Hairston Actor Lily 1 1000014
Ivan Dixon Actor Jim 1 1000015
Otto Preminger Director n/a 2 2000001
Maurice Manson Actor Coroner 1 1000022
Ruben Mamoulian Director (re-production) 2 2000002
Samuel Goldwyn Producer n/a 3 3000001
N Richard Nash Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Claude Akins Actor Detective 1 1000021
William Walker Actor Undertaker 1 1000020
Antoine Durousseau Actor Scipio 1 1000016
Helen Thigpen Actor Strawberry Woman 1 1000017
Vince Townsend Jr. Actor Elderly Man 1 1000018
Roy Glenn Actor Lawyer Frazier 1 1000019
Sidney Poitier Actor Porgy 1 1000001
Synopsis
Adaptation of the famous play/opera about life in a black neighborhood known as "Catfish Row" in Charleston, South Carolina.
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