Lobby card for The Bronze Venus

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2 images
Distributed by
Toddy Pictures Company, American, 1941 - 1970s
Directed by
Nolte, William Lewis, American, 1889 - 1965
Subject of
Horne, Lena, American, 1917 - 2010
Cooper, Ralph, American, 1908 - 1992
Criner, John L., American, 1898 - 1965
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 15/16 × 12 13/16 in. (25.2 × 32.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (28 × 35.5 cm)
Type
lobby cards
Place filmed
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1943
Description
A lobby card for Bronze Venus depicts Lena Horne in a long pink gown standing surrounded by music notes on the left side of the card. In the middle of the card is an image of Lena Horne in profile looking into the eyes of the man in a dark suit. The lobby card has text along the bottom margin that reads "Toddy Pictures/ Company/Presents Lena Horne in "The Bronze Venus/ (The Duke is Tops)"/ Star sensation of/ "Cabin in the Sky" and "Stormy Weather."
Topic
African American
Actors
Music
Race films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.96.7
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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