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Produced by:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935  Search this
Distributed by:
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000  Search this
Subject of:
Otto Ludwig Preminger, Austrian American, 1905 - 1986  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II, American, 1895 - 1960  Search this
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
Harry Kleiner, Russian American, 1916 - 2007  Search this
Georges Bizet, French, 1838 - 1875  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Lobby card for "Carmen Jones".
The lobby card has a bright yellow background and features a large color photograph of a scene from the movie. In the image, Dorothy Dandridge as the character Carmen Jones stands in the center, wearing a bright yellow dress. Surrounding her are the other cast members, Pearl Bailey, Joe Adams, Harry Belafonte, and Olga James. To the left of the photograph are several lines of musical notes on a staff, followed by [OTTO / PREMINGER / presents / OSCAR / HAMMERSTEIN'S] in small blue text, [CARMEN JONES] in large decorative red text, and [in CINEMASCOPE] in large blue text. Along the bottom are the cast and credits in red ink. Beneath the yellow background in the bottom border of the card is printed [Copyright 1954 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. - COUNTRY OF ORIGIN U.S.A. - Property of National Screen Service Corp. Licensed for display only in connection with the exhibition of this picture at your theatre. Must be returned immediately thereafter. - 54-474]. The back of the lobby card is blank.
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  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 Corporation. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture