The Resource Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones, Carlyle Productions ; Twentieth Century Fox ; Otto Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger ; an Otto Preminger production

Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones, Carlyle Productions ; Twentieth Century Fox ; Otto Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger ; an Otto Preminger production

Label
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones
Title
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones
Statement of responsibility
Carlyle Productions ; Twentieth Century Fox ; Otto Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger ; an Otto Preminger production
Title variation
Carmen Jones
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This is a familiar archetypal story, which is exactly where its appeal lies. Relocated to a Southern military base, Joe is a soldier about to leave for flying school, planning to marry his longtime sweetheart Cindy Lou before he goes. But free-spirited parachute packer Carmen interferes, when Joe is tasked with delivering her to jail after she gets into a vicious fight with another woman. This begins their stormy romance, and ends with Joe AWOL, the pair on the run in Chicago, and Carmen deserting Joe for professional boxer Husky Miller. Undone by her fickleness, Joe's passion for Carmen has tragic consequences
Cataloging source
IND
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; camera, Albert Myers ; film editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music by Georges Bizet ; musical direction, Herschel Burke Gilbert ; costumes designed by Mary Ann Nyberg ; art direction by Edward L. Ilou
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James, Joe Adams, Broc Peters, Roy Glenn, Nick Stewart, Diahann Carroll; voices LeVern Hutcherson, Marilynn Horne, Marvin Hayes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1960
  • 1927-
  • 1922-1965
  • 1922-
  • 1915-1971
  • 1910-2000
  • 1895-1960
  • 1838-1875
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Preminger, Otto
  • Hammerstein, Oscar
  • Kleiner, Harry
  • Belafonte, Harry
  • Dandridge, Dorothy
  • Bailey, Pearl
  • James, Olga
  • Adams, Joe
  • Peters, Brock
  • Glenn, Roy
  • Stewart, Nick
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Hutcherson, LeVern
  • Horne, Marilyn
  • Hayes, Marvin
  • Hammerstein, Oscar
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Carlyle Productions
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Military police
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones, Carlyle Productions ; Twentieth Century Fox ; Otto Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger ; an Otto Preminger production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Billy Rose's Broadway production of the musical play Carmen Jones which was based on the opera by Bizet
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer (3 min.); Original one-sheet [text feature]; Previews (12 min.)
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 sheet ([2] pages) : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main titles -- Joe's gal -- Carmen ("Dat's love") -- "You talk jus' like my Maw" -- Military prisoner -- "Dere's a café on de corner" -- Carmen's escape -- More problems -- Carmen's home town -- Trouble's coming -- In the stockade -- "Dis flower" -- "Beat out dat rhythm on a drum" -- "Stan' up an' fight" -- Champ's choice -- "Whizzin' away along de track" -- "There's a man I'm crazy for" -- Love on a pass -- Joe's big mistake -- Chicago -- Visiting the Champ -- Joe's suspicion -- Busting out -- "Card song" -- "My Joe" -- Confrontation -- "He's got his self another woman" -- Big fight -- "Final duet" -- "String me high on a tree."
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543018834
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2001883
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76884528
System details
DVD; NTSC, 4.0 surround, stereo surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.55:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones, Carlyle Productions ; Twentieth Century Fox ; Otto Preminger presents ; screenplay by Harry Kleiner ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger ; an Otto Preminger production
Publication
Note
  • Based on Billy Rose's Broadway production of the musical play Carmen Jones which was based on the opera by Bizet
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1954
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer (3 min.); Original one-sheet [text feature]; Previews (12 min.)
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 sheet ([2] pages) : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Main titles -- Joe's gal -- Carmen ("Dat's love") -- "You talk jus' like my Maw" -- Military prisoner -- "Dere's a café on de corner" -- Carmen's escape -- More problems -- Carmen's home town -- Trouble's coming -- In the stockade -- "Dis flower" -- "Beat out dat rhythm on a drum" -- "Stan' up an' fight" -- Champ's choice -- "Whizzin' away along de track" -- "There's a man I'm crazy for" -- Love on a pass -- Joe's big mistake -- Chicago -- Visiting the Champ -- Joe's suspicion -- Busting out -- "Card song" -- "My Joe" -- Confrontation -- "He's got his self another woman" -- Big fight -- "Final duet" -- "String me high on a tree."
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543018834
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2001883
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76884528
System details
DVD; NTSC, 4.0 surround, stereo surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.55:1
Video recording format
DVD

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