A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues

  • Image for A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues
  • Image for A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues
2 images
Published by
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912
Subject of
Cole, Nat King, American, 1919 - 1965
Kitt, Eartha, American, 1927 - 2008
Bailey, Pearl, American, 1918 - 1990
Calloway, Cab, American, 1907 - 1994
Fitzgerald, Ella, American, 1917 - 1996
Jackson, Mahalia, American, 1911 - 1972
Dee, Ruby, American, 1924 - 2014
Juano Hernández, 1896 - 1970
Handy, W.C., American, 1873 - 1958
Medium
ink on poster board
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type
lobby cards
Place depicted
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
1958
Description
A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues. The card features a depiction of four cast members on the right: Barney Bigard, Nat "King" Cole, Eartha Kitt, and Cab Calloway. To the left of that image is a red square with the title: [St. Louis Blues] inside, and below the title a list of film credits.
Topic
African American
Actors
Blues (Music)
Film
Musical films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.34.14
Restrictions & Rights
© 1958 Paramount Pictures. Permission required for use.
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

NOTE: Cataloging is an ongoing process and we may update this record as we conduct additional research and review. If you have more information about this object, please contact us at NMAAHCDigiTeam@si.edu.