Lobby card for Cabin in the Sky

Created by
Loews Cineplex Entertainment, American, 1904 - 2006
Produced by
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., founded 1924
Distributed by
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000
Subject of
Waters, Ethel, American, 1896 - 1977
Anderson, Eddie, American, 1905 - 1977
Horne, Lena, American, 1917 - 2010
Armstrong, Louis, American, 1901 - 1971
Ingram, Rex, American, 1895 - 1969
Ellington, Duke, American, 1899 - 1974
Johnson, Hall, American, 1888 - 1970
Date
1943
On View
Second Floor, 2 050
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 1/16 in. (28.1 × 35.7 cm)
Description
Lobby card for "Cabin in the Sky".
The lobby card has a bright yellow background spangled with red, orange, and black stars and musical notes. In the top left corner there is a color photograph of Lena Horne, Eddie Anderson, and Ethel Waters with standing at a white picket fence, in front of an orange background. To the right is a black-and-white illustration of Duke Ellington in tuxedo and top hat dancing with Lena Horne. In the bottom right corner is a black-and-white illustration of a drum set, clarinet, and trumpet, with the hands and faces of the musicians just visible. Just left of center is black and red text reading [Entertainment galore! / Gorgeous girls! Songs! / CABIN IN / THE SKY / What a cast! / ETHEL WATERS / Eddie "Rochester" Anderson / Lena Horne / Louis Armstrong * Rex Ingram / Duke Ellington & His Orchestra / The Hall Johnson Choir] followed by a red and black Metro-Goldwyn Mayer logo. There is a small black and white drawing of a man and a woman dancing to the left of the text. Across the bottom of the lobby card, in the border, is printed [Copyright 1943 Loew's Incorporated - Country of Origin U.S.A. - Property of National Screen Service Corp. Licensed for display only in connection with the exhibition of this picture at your theatre. Must be returned immediately thereafter. - 43/85].
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Collection title
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
lobby cards
Topic
Actors
Advertising
Dance
Film
Jazz (Music)
Musical films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.118.97
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a323d3a2-0a44-466d-bfa3-bfdbea9caa74
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