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Black Orpheus

Sep. 09, 1959 - Black Orpheus - ''Orfeu Negro''. In the presence and in Rio de…

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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.


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).


Black Orpheus 11x17 Movie Poster (1960)

'Orfeo Negro' (1960) poster 11x17ins