Carmen Jones (1954)
Director: Otto Preminger
Writer(s): Oscar Hammerstein II (book), Harry Kleiner (screenplay), Prosper Mérimée (novel)
Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams, Brock Peters, Roy Glenn, Nick Stewart, Diahann Carroll, LeVern Hutcherson, Marilyn Horne, Marvin Hayes, Alvin Ailey, DeForest Covan, Joseph E. Crawford, Carmen De Lavallade, Bernie Hamilton, Margaret Lancaster, Mauri Lynn, Sam McDaniel, Bernice Peterson, Max Roach, Carmencita Romero, Archie Savage, Madame Sul-Te-Wan, Rubin Wilson
Synopsis: Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.
Release Date: October 28, 1954 (USA) | Length: 105 min | Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance | Rating: Approved