Lobby card for Lying Lips

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Created by
Micheaux Film and Book Company, American, 1918 - 1940
Subject of
Harris, Edna Mae, American, 1910 - 1997
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951
ink on paper
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
lobby cards
A lobby card for the movie "Lying Lips". The card is comprised of an image of a woman (Edna Mae Harris) wearing a red hat, red and white checkered jacket, and green top and standing in front of a high desk or bench presumably at a courthouse or police station. Behind her is a man (Robert Earl Jones) in a brown suit with a red tie and a hat. Next to them is a man dressed as a police officer and sitting on the other side of the desk is a man in a blue uniform. The man sitting behind the desk is writing in a book. In the background a door is visible. In the upper proper right corner is text that reads [OSCAR MICHEAUX/ presents/ LYING LIPS]. In the lower proper left corner there is a box with text that reads [EDNA MAE HARRIS/ The Personality Girl/ And an All Star/ COLORED CAST].
African American
Race films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David A. Lowrance
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain - film in public domain, materials as well
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