A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of Laura Cathrell performing on stage. Cathrell is centrally depicted, standing behind a microphone on a stage. She is standing in three quarters profile, looking towards the left side of the image. She is wearing a short, light colored, dress costume with wide, elbow length sleeves. Two (2) female performers are depicted walking across the stage towards the right side of the image behind Cathrell. They are both wearing short, sequined dress costumes with wide collars. They are also wearing metallic headbands. Newsprint is adhered to the back of the photograph. There are no inscriptions on the front or back of the photograph.
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of entertainer Gladys Bentley. Bentley is depicted facing the viewer in bust pose. She is wearing a black top hat, dark bow tie, a white dress shirt, and black tuxedo suit jacket. Her top hat is perched slightly towards her proper right shoulder. The edges of the image are faded into an oval-shaped, white background. The print does not have any inscriptions, front or back.
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.