Carmen Jones CD (Special Offer)

Original Film Soundtrack._x000D_ style="color: #ff0000; font-size: 10pt;"Special Offer: This CD is part of our TWO FOR £5.00 Film Musical Soundtrack offer./spanbr / style="font-size: 10pt;"a href="http://www.dresscircle.com/99-film-musical-soundtrack-offer"Click here to see the other items in this offer/a/span
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Product Code: 1738
Product Weight: 0.14kg
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Description

In 1943, strongOscar Hammerstein Jr/strong. took strongGeorges Bizetâs/strong opera strongCarmen/strong, rewrote the lyrics, changed the characters from 19th century Spaniards to World War II-era African-Americans, switched the locale to a Southern military base, and the result was Carmen Jones._x000D_strongDorothy Dandridge/strong stars as Carmen Jones, tempestuous employee of a parachute factory. strongHarry Belafonte/strong plays Joe (originally José), a young military officer engaged to marry virginal Cindy Lou strong(Olga James/strong). When Carmen gets into a fight with another girl, she is placed under arrest and put in Joeâs charge. Succumbing to her attractions Joe accompanies Carmen to her old neighborhood, where, after killing a sergeant sent to retrieve him, he deserts the army. Carmen tries to be faithful, but fortune-telling Frankie (strongPearl Bailey/strong) warns her that she and her soldier are doomed. Enterstrong Joe Adams/strong in the role of boxer Husky Miller, who sweeps Carmen off her feet, ultimately with tragic consequences. Although both strongDorothy Dandridge/strong and strongHarry Belafonte/strong were singers, their opera voices were dubbed in bystrong LeVern Hutcherson/strong and strongMarilyn Horne/strong._x000D_strongTracklisting:/strong_x000D_ol_x000D_liOverture/li_x000D_liOpening Medley/li_x000D_liâDatâs Love❠(Habanera)/li_x000D_liYou Talk JusLike My Maw/li_x000D_liDereâs A Café On De Corner/li_x000D_liDis Flower/li_x000D_liBeat Out Dat Rhythm On A Drum/li_x000D_liStanUp AnFight/li_x000D_liQuintet: WhizzinAway Along De Track/li_x000D_liCard Song/li_x000D_liMy Joe/li_x000D_liDuet And Finale/li_x000D_/ol

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