Produced by
20th Century Fox Film Corporation, American, founded 1935
Distributed by
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000
Subject of
Preminger, Otto Ludwig, Austrian American, 1905 - 1986
Hammerstein, Oscar II, American, 1895 - 1960
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
Kleiner, Harry, Russian American, 1916 - 2007
Bizet, Georges, French, 1838 - 1875
Date
1954
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Description
Lobby card for "Carmen Jones".
The lobby card has a bright yellow background and features a large color photograph of a scene from the movie. In the image, Dorothy Dandridge as the character Carmen Jones stands in the center, wearing a bright yellow dress. Surrounding her are the other cast members, Pearl Bailey, Joe Adams, Harry Belafonte, and Olga James. To the left of the photograph are several lines of musical notes on a staff, followed by [OTTO / PREMINGER / presents / OSCAR / HAMMERSTEIN'S] in small blue text, [CARMEN JONES] in large decorative red text, and [in CINEMASCOPE] in large blue text. Along the bottom are the cast and credits in red ink. Beneath the yellow background in the bottom border of the card is printed [Copyright 1954 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. - COUNTRY OF ORIGIN U.S.A. - Property of National Screen Service Corp. Licensed for display only in connection with the exhibition of this picture at your theatre. Must be returned immediately thereafter. - 54-474]. The back of the lobby card is blank.
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Collection title
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
lobby cards
Topic
Actors
Advertising
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
2013.118.99.1
Restrictions & Rights
© 1954 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd539789cbe-49aa-468c-b845-d4bc1169fe59
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