• Short Summary

    ACTRESS MARPESSA DAWN - WHO MADE HER NAME 11 YEARS AGO AS THE STAR OF THE FILM ABOUT BRAZIL "BLACK ORPHEUS" - LAST WEEK VISITED THE IVORY COAST AS PART OF A CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME SPONSORED BY THE UNITED STATES STATE DEPARTMENT.

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    ACTRESS MARPESSA DAWN - WHO MADE HER NAME 11 YEARS AGO AS THE STAR OF THE FILM ABOUT BRAZIL "BLACK ORPHEUS" - LAST WEEK VISITED THE IVORY COAST AS PART OF A CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME SPONSORED BY THE UNITED STATES STATE DEPARTMENT. DURING HER STAY IN ABIDJAN, MISS DAWN VISITED THE PRINTING WORKS OF THE DAILY NEWSPAPER "FRATERNITE-MATIN".

    THE INTERNATIONAL ACTRESS ARRIVED IN ABIDJAN FROM OUAGADOUGOU, UPPER VOLTA, WHERE SHE HAS BEEN ATTENDING THE SECOND FESTIVAL OF THE AFRICAN CINEMA. DURING HER VISIT TO THE IVORIEN NEWSPAPER, SHE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY U.S. CULTURAL ATTACHE HANK RYAN AND PERSONALLY SHOWN AROUND THE PAPER'S WORKS BY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF DONA FOLOGO.

    MISS DAWN - WHO WAS BORN IN PITTSBURGH, USA, REACHED INSTANT STARDOM IN THE FRENCH - PRODUCED FILM ABOUT THE INHABITANTS OF RIO DE JANEIRO'S SLUM "FAVELLAS" PREPARING FOR THE ANNUAL EVENT OF CARNIVAL. SINCE THEN, SHE HAS LIVED IN LONDON AND PARIS - WHERE SHE IS A STAGE ACTRESS, AND TO WHERE SHE IS RETURNING TO START REHEARSAL'S IN MOLIERE'S "AMPHITRION". MARRIED TO A BELGIAN ACTOR, SHE HAS AN 8-YEAR-OLD SON, AND SHE IS FLUENT IN FIVE LANGUAGES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4V4SX6RA8R1K123RI9XB1OW3F
    Media URN:
    VLVA4V4SX6RA8R1K123RI9XB1OW3F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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