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Carmen Jones (1954)

Dorothy Dandridge as "Carmen Jones"

Screen version of the musical "Carmen Jones," which adapted Bizet's opera Carmen for an African-American cast. A soldier falls for Dandridge, a seductive factory worker. The lovers flee after the soldier kills his sergeant, but Carmen's taunting faithlessness drives her lover to a crime of passion.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955) Nominated Foreign Actress
Academy Award (1954) Nominated Best Actress

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