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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
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 39 3/8 × 27 1/2 in. (100 × 69.8 cm)
Type:
posters
Place used:
Stockholm, Sweden, Europe
Date:
1954
Description:
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.
Topic:
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:
2013.118.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5786c84f4-7fcb-4087-8e53-1fb665841a99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.24