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Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones is a 1954 American musical film starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, produced and directed by Otto Preminger. The screenplay by Harry Kleiner is based on the libretto for the 1943 stage production of the same name by Oscar Hammerstein II, which was inspired by an adaptation of the 1845 Prosper Mérimée novella Carmen by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. Hammerstein also wrote the lyrics to music composed by Georges Bizet for his 1875 opera Carmen. Carmen Jones was a CinemaScope motion picture which had begun shooting within the first twelve months of Twentieth Century Fox's venture in 1953 to CinemaScope Technicolor as its main production ... more on Wikipedia

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