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Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones

Title
Carmen Jones (Motion picture) Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones / Oscar Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger.
Portion of title
Carmen Jones
Format
DVD, Videodisc
Edition/Version
Widescreen.
Published/Produced
Beverly Hills, Calif : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2001]
Description
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cast
Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams, Diahann Carroll, Brock Peters.
Credits
Director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music, Georges Bizet ; lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II ; musical direction, Herschel Burke Gilbert.
System details
DVD; English (4.0 surround), English (Dolby surround); widescreen anamorphic 2.55:1 aspect ratio.
Language
In English with optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Summary
Joe, a military policeman about to make officer, is infatuated with the flirtatious and sexy Carmen Jones. Their ill-fated romance comes to a grisly end by the conclusion of the drama but not before their liaison has wreaked havoc with their lives and all who cross their paths.
Notes
Based on Billy Rose's Broadway production of the musical play Carmen Jones, which is based on the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954. Special feature: theatrical trailer.
Subject headings
Military police--Drama. African Americans--Drama. Man-woman relationships--Drama.
Genre heading
Musical films. Romance films. Film adaptations. Feature films. Fiction films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other contributors
Preminger, Otto. Kleiner, Harry. Belafonte, Harry, 1927- Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965. Bailey, Pearl. James, Olga. Adams, Joe, 1922- Carroll, Diahann. Peters, Brock. Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960. Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen (Carmen Jones) Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard Identifier
024543018827 024543018834

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PN1997 .C2844 2001
Location
Wells Library - Media Services - DVDs
Floor
Ground Floor, West Tower
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Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PN1997 .C2844 2001
Location
Wells Library - Media Services - Video Browsing
Floor
Ground Floor, West Tower
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Library
Blmgtn - Music Library
Call Number
5159838
Location
DVDs
Floor
1st Floor, Circulation Desk
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