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Dementyia-Friendly: Carmen Jones

East Dulwich Picturehouse
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Director: Otto Preminger
Starring: Harry Belafonte, Pearl Bailey , Dorothy Dandridge
USA, 1954
Rated U

Set during World War II, the story focuses on Carmen Jones, a vixen who works in a parachute factory in North Carolina. When she is arrested for fighting with a co-worker
who reported her for arriving late for work, foreman Sgt. Brown assigns young soldier Joe to deliver her to the authorities, much to the dismay of Joe's fiancee Cindy Lou,
who had agreed to marry him during his leave.