Vintage Vamp: 'Black Orpheus' Star Marpessa Dawn

In 1959, a little French-Brazilian film called "Black Orpheus" captured the imagination of the world, won numerous awards (including the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and the Palme d'Or at Cannes), and launched the career of a gorgeous Black American actress, Marpessa Dawn... Here's what you had to say: Briah: "I loved 'Black Orpheus.' I remember as a little girl thinking that Marpessa Dawn was one of the most beautiful women ever!"


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