Lobby card for The Song of Freedom

Distributed by
Hammer Films, British, founded 1934
Subject of
Robeson, Paul, American, 1898 - 1976
Date
1936
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 10 1/16 × 13 in. (25.6 × 33 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 1/16 × 14 in. (28.1 × 35.6 cm)
Description
The lobby card depicts three men in the foreground with five men in the background. The men in the background are working with large barrels and cans, while the three men up front appear to be talking to each other. The first man on the left wearing blue overalls is sitting. The other two standing men are both in long sleeve shirts with their sleeves rolled up. One man's shirt is yellow while the other is red. In the left of the lobby card in the border are depictions of bodiless heads on spikes. The lobby card reads "Song of Freedom, Inc. / presents/ Paul Robeson in/ The Song of Freedom."
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
lobby cards
Topic
Africa
Opera (Music)
Race films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.139.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cc769191-a11d-4a17-ac1d-2bbe6046a11f
2 image(s)