Distributed by
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., founded 1924
Subject of
Horne, Lena, American, 1917 - 2010
Anderson, Eddie, American, 1905 - 1977
Date
1943
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 3/8 × 9 9/16 in. (18.7 × 24.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 15/16 × 10 1/16 in. (20.1 × 25.6 cm)
Description
A movie still for the 1943 musical film Cabin in the Sky. The photo is in black and white. Starting to the left of the photo is a woman with a large light-colored flower pinned to the front right side of her hair. She is facing forward but her eyes are in the direction of a man to her left. She is wearing a light top with polka dots, hoop earrings, and bracelets on her right forearm. The man to the right of her is wearing a long sleeve collared shirt with the top button unbuttoned and is looking away from the woman. In the bottom right hand corner of the photograph reads the numbers “1267-70."
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Collection title
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
gelatin silver prints
film stills
Topic
Actors
Hollywood (Film)
Race films
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.160.5
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b747d91f-f855-4bf2-96b8-4ae11d2c74f4
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