Celebrities at Home. Home holds a special meaning for each of us. It’s a place of refuge, dreams and memories.
Today’s flashback is from the 1950’s. I hope you enjoy a look at these celebrities quiet moments at home with some of America’s iconic African Americans from the arts.
Sammy Davis Jr. as “Sporting Life” from Porgy & Bess
Sammy Davis Jr. playing with his son Mark in his living room. Looks like Mr. Bojangles enjoyed the simple pleasures of being a dad.
Dorothy Dandridge as “Bess” in Porgy and Bess in 1956
Dorothy Dandridge perched on the floor in the living room of her Los Angeles home that she shared with her mother, sister and daughter.
Nate King Cole and his wife Maria in their boudoir. With all the pink – walls, satin chaise and carpet it looks like this room was all about Maria.
Writer Ralph Ellison published Invisible Man in 1952 – chronicling the black experience. It’s still relevant today as then.
Ralph Ellison surrounded by books at home in his library.
I get another perspective of these celebrities from a peek inside their inner sanctum. How about you?
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