The lobby card has a bright yellow background spangled with red, orange, and black stars and musical notes. In the top left corner there is a color photograph of Lena Horne, Eddie Anderson, and Ethel Waters with standing at a white picket fence, in front of an orange background. To the right is a black-and-white illustration of Duke Ellington in tuxedo and top hat dancing with Lena Horne. In the bottom right corner is a black-and-whtie illustration of a drum set, clarinet, and trumpet, with the hands and faces of the musicans just visible. Just left of center is black and red text reading [Entertainment galore! / Gorgeous girls! Songs! / CABIN IN / THE SKY / What a cast! / ETHEL WATERS / Eddie "Rochester" Anderson / Lena Horne / Louis Armstrong * Rex Ingram / Duke Ellington & His Orchestra / The Hall Johnson Choir] followed by a red and black Metro-Goldwyn Mayer logo. There is a small black and white drawing of a man and a woman dancing to the left of the text. Across the bottom of the lobby card, in the border, is printed [Copyright 1943 Loew's Incorporated - Country of Origin U.S.A. - Property of National Screen Service Corop. Licensed for display only in connection with the exhibition of this picture at your theatre. Must be returned immediately thereafter. - 43/85].
The Show-Down magazine, volume 1, number 10. The front cover is green with navy print and features a blue tinted, circular image of Ethel Waters against a blue background. Waters is depicted from the neck up. Her head is turned and she is looking towards the right side of the image. She wears a white fur stole. The main cover line is centered along the bottom fourth of the front cover and reads, [Beginning - / "Dark Ghetto" / by Neil Lawrence]. The date and price are printed along the bottom edge of the front cover and reads, [October - 1936] on the left and [Fifteen Cents] on the right. The masthead is centered in the top third of the front cover, and reads, [THE / SHOW-DOWN]. A horizontal blue line extends from either side of the word [THE]. The text, [SHOW-DOWN], is in large, block lettering patterned with vertical white stripes. The interior pages are white and green with black text and black-and-white images. The back cover is features an advertisement for Norton & Margot’s Dance Studio. This magazine issue is fourteen (14) pages.