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
ink on paper
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 1/16 in. (28.1 × 35.7 cm)
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)
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
lobby cards
Jazz (Music)
Musical films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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