Pearl Bailey – American Film Institute
Carmen Jones Film Still - Dorothy Dandridge

CARMEN JONES (1954) – AFI Movie Club

A riveting rendition of “Carmen” with an all-Black cast, CARMEN JONES (1954) stars Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge – who earned an Academy Award® nomination for her performance as the title character, making her the first person of color to be nominated for a leading role. The film also marked the first movie title sequence...
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