Cue vol. 14 no. 22, featuring an illustration of a man standing in front of a theater marquee. The top fourth of the front cover is the masthead. The masthead is in a white field with the magazine title in green text that reads, [CUE], on the left. To the right of the magazine title is black text that reads, [NEW PLAYS · MOVIES / RESTAURANTS / NIGHT LIFE / RADIO / JUNE 2, 1945 · 10 CENTS]. The central illustration is of a man, centrally depicted from the waist up. He is wearing a red tricorn hat, a red cloak, a black coat, and a white cravat. He is holding a black and silver spyglass in his proper left hand and is giving a thumbs-up sign with his proper right hand. In the background, standing under the marquee, are several men wearing suits and Stetson hats, and one man wearing a top hat and monocle. Above the men is a black marquee with the text [Gilbert & Sullivans / “Pinafore”] illustrated in yellow. In the bottom right corner of the illustration is an advertisement for Mount Vernon Brand Rye Whiskey. Below the illustration is a small white field that runs along the bottom edge. In the bottom right corner of the white field is black text that reads, [· MAHATTAN EDITION]. The interior pages are white with black text, black-and-white illustrations, color illustrations, black-and-white photographs, and color photographs. On page 6 of this magazine is an article titled, [A Stage Designer’s Lot Is Not a Happy One / -But It Pays] and features a photograph of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson and the chorus of the musical Memphis Bound. The photograph also depicts Laura Cathrell, a chorus girl, dancing front and center. The magazine has several sections with beauty products reviews, clothing and clothing shop reviews, restaurant reviews, selected restaurant listings, and new films and plays reviews. The magazine also provides listings of current plays, experimental theatre, Off-Broadway plays, radio broadcasts for the week, weekly movie listings and theatres, special films and newsreels, and shortened film reviews. The back cover of the magazine features a full color advertisement for Park & Tilford Whiskey Blend. This magazine issue is forty (40) pages.
A May 1945 Playbill for the play Memphis Bound, performed at the Colonial Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts. The cover is printed on glossy off-white paper and features centered black text in varying fonts that reads, [COLONIAL / THEATRE / -BOSTON- / Direction of L.A.B. Amusement Corp.]. Along the top and bottom edges of the front cover are handwritten inscriptions in black in that read, [May 3-19-1945] and [Sallie J. Cathrell]. The back cover features an advertisement for a restaurant called The Country Plate and features an illustration of the restaurant, a sign with the restaurant’s name, the address, and lunch and dinner hours. The interior pages are glossy white paper with black text and black-and-white illustrations. At the top of the first page is the production information that reads [May 3 to 12, 1945 / JOHN WILDBERG / Presents / BILL ROBINSON / in the / VINTON FREEDLEY PRODUCTION / MEMPHIS BOUND / A New Musical Comedy / with / AVON LONG / SHEILA GUYS[sic] IDA JAMES THEMA CARPENTER / DELTA RHYTHM BOYS / BILLY DANIELS ADA BROWN GEORGETTE HARVEY] above the production credits and the cast. The cast list continues on to page 2 and includes Laura Cathrell, listed as a [DANCING GIRL]. There are also advertisements for local businesses, exit plans for the theater, a fashion article, song credits, staging and costume credits, and a list of the executive staff for Pinafore Enterprises, Inc. The program is ten (10) pages including the front and back interior covers.