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Carmen Jones

Rated NR 1 hrs. & 45 mins. 8

Sun, Jun 19th, 2022 @ 2:00 pm

Theatrical poster for Carmen Jones
With Bob Gulledge on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

About This Movie

Directed by Otto Preminger and originally released in the US on October 5th, 1954

Summary

The tale of the cigarette-maker Carmen and the Spanish cavalry soldier Don Jose is translated into a modern-day story of a parachute factory worker and a stalwart GI named Joe who is about to go to flying school. Conflict arises when a prize-ring champ captures the heart of Carmen after she has seduced Joe and caused him to go AWOL.

Cast

Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams, Diahann Carroll, Brock Peters, Roy Glenn, Nick Stewart, Le Vern Hutcherson, and Bernie Hamilton