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Black and White Photography by Tom Hoops

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from MadameNoire

Black Beauties To Know And Love: Marpessa Dawn

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Black Beauties To Know And Love: Marpessa Dawn

Actress Marpessa Dawn (Black Orpheus). What a beauty! - Yes indeed and my homegirl, from Pittsburgh.

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Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic. wow!

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Black Orpheus--Black Orpheus won the Palme d'Or at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival[1] as well as the 1960 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film[2] and the 1960 Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Film (in those awards the film was credited as a French production; only in the 1961 BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film was Brazil credited together with France and Italy).

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Black Orpheus 11x17 Movie Poster (1960)

CAST: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Marcel Camus, Fausto Guerzoni, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia, Ademar Da Silva, Alexandro Constantino, Waldemar De Souza, Jorge Dos Santos, Aurino Cassiano, Maria Al

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