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    Carmen Jones (20th Century Fox, 1954). Insert (14" X 36"). Dorothy Dandridge starred in this Oscar Hammerstein adaptation of the opera "Carmen". Dandridge received an Academy Award nomination for her role in this film co-starring Harry Belafonte and directed by Otto Preminger. This film was very unusual in that with an all black cast this film was marketed to white audiences. But Fox's studio execs kept a tight studio control on the project to limit the budget and it is told that Preminger shot the entire film, production numbers and all, in eighteen days. It would be another five years before a similar project was attempted with "Porgy and Bess". Near Mint/Mint-Rolled.

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