On View
Taking the Stage Gallery
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
Distributed by
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935
Subject of
Belafonte, Harry Jr., American, born 1927
Dandridge, Dorothy, American, 1922 - 1965
Bailey, Pearl, American, 1918 - 1990
James, Olga, American, born 1929
Adams, Joe, American, born 1924
Directed by
Preminger, Otto Ludwig, Austrian American, 1905 - 1986
Date
1954
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 39 3/8 × 27 1/2 in. (100 × 69.8 cm)
Description
Poster for the Swedish release of the film Carmen Jones depicting a drawing of a rose in the center of a burning flame against a black background. Next to the flame is a black-and-white image of a woman, Dorothy Dandridge. Standing with her hands on her hips and her head thrown back, she appears to be laughing. She wears a dark shirt and light colored skirt. Next to the figure is text in white letters that reads [Oscar Hammersteins / CARMEN / JONES / med / HARRY BELAFONTE / DOROTHY DANDRIDGE / PEARL BAILEY / OLGA JAMES - JOE ADAMS / PROD och REGI: OTTO PREMINGER / SCENARIO: HARRY KLEINER / MUSIK: GEORGES BIZET]. Along the bottom margin in red text are the words [CINEMASCOPE / FARG: DE LUXE]. Next to the cast list is a small black and white image of a man and a woman, Paul Robeson and Dorothy Dandridge, shown from the shoulders up.
Place used
Stockholm, Sweden, Europe
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
posters
Topic
Actors
Film
Hollywood (Film)
Musical films
Opera (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.24
Restrictions & Rights
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5786c84f4-7fcb-4087-8e53-1fb665841a99
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