Portia White

Portia White

Think on Me

DVD - 2000
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This lyrical biography documentary uncovers the unique life of Canadian born contralto Portia White who achieved unparalleled international success during the tumultuous 1940's. A singer of remarkable talent, she was the daughter of a Baptist minister, one of thirteen children, and was born in Nova Scotia in 1911. Using archival film and TV footage, excerpts from recordings, and interviews with family, pupils and her accompanis to portray a talented, dignified woman.
Publisher: Grand Pre, N.S. : distributed by Maroon Films, 2000
Branch Call Number: DVD 782.1092 W582p Doc
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : Dolby digital sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 12 cm


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