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Opera movies might offset diva deficiency

...you out of the diva doldrums. CARMEN JONES (1954): This adaptation of George...Featuring an all-black cast, Carmen Jones features Harry Belafonte and the...star-crossed Joe and hot-blooded Carmen Jones. Finding a copy of this film that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/26/app_340616.shtml
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Ga. woman sues hotel over used condom in room

...from a used condom found in their hotel room bedsheets last year.The lawsuit was filed by the boy's grandmother, Carmen Jones, and seeks damages from Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, as well as Crescent Hotels and Resorts and the hotel's manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-21/ga-woman-sues-hotel-over-use
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Library calendar

...screenings of Sounder and Akeelah and the Bee FILM SERIES: PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Carmen Jones; Wednesday, Feb. 28 FRIEDMAN BRANCH JACKSON ROAD (706) 736-6758 BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPECIAL CRAFT: 4-4:45...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/15/ric_116531.shtml
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Actor Brock Peters dies at 78

...began in the 1950s with the landmark productions of "Carmen Jones" in 1954 and "Porgy and Bess" in 1959. In recent...be honored by the Los Angeles Public Library. In "Carmen Jones," Peters worked with Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/24/mov_4401.shtml
Movies
Actress Halle Berry files for divorce

...Introducing Dorothy Dandridge," about the first black woman nominated for a best-actress Oscar with 1954's "Carmen Jones." Berry won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for the Dandridge role. She then became the first black woman to win a best-actress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/ent_413691.shtml
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Berry, Smith, Washington hope to expand short list of black Oscar winners

...amid Hollywood racism of the 1940s and 1950s, was the first black nominated for a lead-acting Oscar, for 1954's "Carmen Jones." Four years later, Poitier became the second, for "The Defiant Ones." Washington said he believes the quality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/24/liv_340628.shtml
Life & style
Augusta chosen for movie premiere

...because of the racial segregation of the day. In 1954 she costarred with Harry Belafonte in the all-black production of Carmen Jones, which earned her the Academy Award nomination. She lost to Grace Kelly for her performance in The Country Girl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/23/liv_266196.shtml
Life & style
Museum stages retrospective of film design genius Saul Bass

...studio in Los Angeles in 1952 and his first movie title sequence - a flame superimposed on a rose for Preminger's "Carmen Jones" in 1954 - made him the first graphic designer to be granted a screen credit by the Directors Guild of America. Bass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/art_424714.shtml
Arts
Augusta chosen for movie premiere

...because of the racial segregation of the day. In 1954 she costarred with Harry Belafonte in the all-black production of Carmen Jones, which earned her the Academy Award nomination. She lost to Grace Kelly for her performance in The Country Girl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/liv_266116.shtml
Life & style
`Carmen' gets a fresh spin

...Bizet version, some of the most popular opera music ever written. Other variations include a black film version, Carmen Jones, made in the 1950s with Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge. The 1983 film Carmen was about dancers who found themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/13/met_199529.shtml
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