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Uniform Title Carmen Jones (Motion picture)
Title Carmen Jones [videorecording] / Oscar Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2001]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L CARM CJ B82DVD    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    CAR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on Billy Rose's Broadway production of the musical play Carmen Jones, which is based on the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet.
Special feature: theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music, Georges Bizet ; lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II ; musical direction, Herschel Burke Gilbert.
Cast Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams, Diahann Carroll, Brock Peters.
Summary Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, anamorphic widescreen (2.55:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Military police -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Teatro.
Afronorteamericanos -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Preminger, Otto.
Kleiner, Harry.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965.
Bailey, Pearl.
James, Olga.
Adams, Joe, 1922-
Carroll, Diahann.
Peters, Brock.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Added Title Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones
Standard No. 024543018827
Music No. 2001882 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

 
    
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