Porgy and Bess

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Categories: Music, Drama, Romance
Set in the early 1900s in the fictional Catfish Row section of Charleston, South Carolina, which serves as home to a black fishing community, the story focuses on the titular characters, crippled beggar Porgy, who travels about in a goat-drawn cart, and the drug-addicted Bess, who lives with stevedore Crown, the local bully.
















Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1959-06-24
Run time: 138 minute / 2:18
Budget: $7,000,000
Director: Otto Preminger
Writer: N. Richard Nash
Production Company : Samuel Goldwyn Productions
Production Country: United States of America





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Sidney Poitier
as Porgy
Dorothy Dandridge
as Bess
Sammy Davis Jr.
as Sportin' Life
Pearl Bailey
as Maria
Brock Peters
as Crowne
Diahann Carroll
as Clara
Leslie Scott
as Jake
Ruth Attaway
as Serena Robbins
Claude Akins
as Detective
Clarence Muse
as Peter
Everdinne Wilson
as Annie
Ivan Dixon
as Jim
Directing
Otto Preminger Director

Editing
Daniel Mandell Editor

Costume & Make-Up
Irene Sharaff Costume Design

Art
Joseph C. Wright Art Direction

Camera
Leon Shamroy Director of Photography

Production
Samuel Goldwyn Producer

Art
Howard Bristol Set Decoration

Writing
Dorothy Heyward Theatre Play
DuBose Heyward Theatre Play
N. Richard Nash Screenplay

Sound
Ken Darby Original Music Composer
George Gershwin Original Music Composer

Art
Oliver Smith Production Design

Sound
Fred Lau Sound Designer
Fred Lau Sound Recordist

Art
Serge Krizman Art Direction

Directing
Paul Helmick Assistant Director

Costume & Make-Up
Layne Britton Makeup Artist

Crew
Hermes Pan Choreographer

Costume & Make-Up
Frank McCoy Makeup Artist





















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