Madame Sul-Te-Wan, 1939
- Madame Sul-Te-Wan, 1939
- Alternative title
- Early Motion Picture Actresses
- Date Created
- October 1939
Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Madame Sul-Te-Wan (born Nellie Crawford) was an African American stage, film and television actress. She was a character actress, most often appearing in "Mammy" roles.” She departed from this type casting when she appeared in the African-American cast musical drama, Carmen Jones, as Dorothy Dandridge's grandmother (1954).
Portrait of Madame Sul-Te-Wan in Silhouette Magazine, October 1939, p. 21.
- 1 photograph