Film still for Carmen Jones

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2 images
Distributed by
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935
Owned by
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000
Subject of
Belafonte, Harry Jr., American, born 1927
Dandridge, Dorothy, American, 1922 - 1965
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 11/16 × 9 5/16 in. (17 × 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 3/16 in. (20.3 × 25.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
film stills
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Date
1954
Description
A black and white movie still for the 1954 film Carmen Jones. The photo depicts a man and a woman. The man in the photo is kneeling on his right knee supporting the reclining woman on his left arm as she lies on the ground. The man is wearing a dark hat and jacket with dark shoes. The woman on the ground is wearing a light colored dress and stares blankly past the man above her. Behind them are torn boxes and stacked Coca-Cola bottles. In the bottom right hand corner of the photo it reads "CJ-70" in white text. Below the photo is information about who the photo belongs to, the starring cast, and copyright information.
Topic
African American
Entertainers
Hollywood (Film)
Race films
Sexuality
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.162.3
Restrictions & Rights
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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