Distributed by
Vitalite Films
Subject of
Cressan, Alex
Dandridge, Dorothy, American, 1922 - 1965
Jurgens, Curt, Austrian, 1915 - 1982
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W (Image): 9 15/16 × 13 1/16 in. (25.3 × 33.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 × 14 in. (27.7 × 35.6 cm)
This lobby card for Tamango depicts three people, two men and one woman on the deck of a ship. The first man is shirtless and shackled by his wrists to the deck. The woman is pouring something in his mouth from a bowl. The woman is wearing gold jewelry and a red head wrap matching her red dress. The third man is standing behind the woman dressed in a white shirt and light-colored slacks as he looks at the first man and woman depicted. A smaller inset white square in the lower right corner has a line drawing of a woman struggling in a man's arms. Black, red and blue text reads "Dorothy/ Dandridge Curt/ Jürgen’s/ The story they said/ could never be filmed! / Tamango."
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
lobby cards
Independent films
Race relations
Trans Atlantic slave trade
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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