[New York] : HBO Home Video, c1999.
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Soundtrack in English and Spanish ; subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Halle Berry, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatunde, Loretta Devine, Cynda Williams, Latanya Richardson, Tamara Taylor, Alexis Carrington.
Music, Elmer Bernstein ; producer, Larry Y. Albucher ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Moctesuma Esparza, Joshua D. Maurer, Vincent Cirrincione, Halle Berry ; screenplay, Shonda Rhimes, Scott Abbott ; directed, Martha Coolidge.
Based on the book by Earl Mills.
An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy Dandridge still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds, she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of Carmen Jones, becoming the first black woman ever nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award.
Special features include: interactive menus, cast and crew bios, scene selections.
DVD; Dolby surround.
91569 HBO Home Video