Lobby card for The Joe Louis Story

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Created by
United Artists Corporation, founded 1919
Subject of
Louis, Joe, American, 1914 - 1981
Wallace, Coley, American, 1927 - 2005
Stewart, Paul, American, 1908 - 1986
Edwards, James, American, 1918 - 1970
Gordon, Robert, American, 1913 - 1990
Dotts Johnson, American, 1913 - 1986
Simms, Hilda, American, 1918 - 1994
Distributed by
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 1/16 in. (28.1 × 35.7 cm)
Type
lobby cards
Date
1953
Description
Color lobby card from the 1953 film “The Joe Louis Story," The card features a scene between Coley Wallace, Paul Stewart, and James Edwards. The poster is copyrighted 1953 by United Artists Corporation and was distributed by the National Screen Service. At lower right, on a red margin, the poster lists acting credits to Paul Stewart, Hilda Simms, James Edwards, John Marley, Dotts Johnson, and Coley Wallace, and the directing credit for Robert Gordon. The back of the lobby card is blank.
Topic
African American
Actors
Athletes
Boxing
Film
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.12.1
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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