Legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina. Filmed in 1959, it's a romantic musical drama. Starring Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, and Brock Peters. Directed by Otto Preminger.
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