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Distributed by:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Dorothy Dandridge, American, 1922 - 1965  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Olga James, American, born 1929  Search this
Joe Adams, American, born 1924  Search this
Directed by:
Otto Ludwig Preminger, Austrian American, 1905 - 1986  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 39 3/8 × 27 1/2 in. (100 × 69.8 cm)
Place used:
Stockholm, Sweden, Europe
Poster for the Swedish release of the film Carmen Jones depicting a drawing of a rose in the center of a burning flame against a black background. Next to the flame is a black-and-white image of a woman, Dorothy Dandridge. Standing with her hands on her hips and her head thrown back, she appears to be laughing. She wears a dark shirt and light colored skirt. Next to the figure is text in white letters that reads [Oscar Hammersteins / CARMEN / JONES / med / HARRY BELAFONTE / DOROTHY DANDRIDGE / PEARL BAILEY / OLGA JAMES - JOE ADAMS / PROD och REGI: OTTO PREMINGER / SCENARIO: HARRY KLEINER / MUSIK: GEORGES BIZET]. Along the bottom margin in red text are the words [CINEMASCOPE / FARG: DE LUXE]. Next to the cast list is a small black and white image of a man and a woman, Paul Robeson and Dorothy Dandridge, shown from the shoulders up.
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.. Permission required for use.
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture