“Carmen Jones” Movie Poster
Original studio stamped Carmen Jones (1954) movie poster. Plot: Love, passion, betrayal and tragedy. Carmen Jones (Dorothy Dandridge) is an adaption of Bizet’s legendary opera, Carmen. It tells the story of a young free spirited woman called Carmen Jones at an all black army camp. She is a civilian parachute maker and “hot bundle” of great beauty, the object of many men’s desires. However Carmen sets her sights on young army officer Joe, who is engaged to his sweetheart Cindy Lou and about to go into pilot training for the Korean War. Going after him Joe quickly succumbs to Carmen’s charms, forsaking his Cindy Lou, thus beginning this tragic love story. Songs from the Bizet opera with modernized lyrics.
Measurements: 27″W X 41″H