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Written by
Cue Magazine, American
Published by
Cue Publishing Company, American
Subject of
Robinson, Bill "Bojangles", American, 1878 - 1949
Cathrell, Laura, 1915 - 1999
Gilbert, W. S., British, 1836 - 1911
Sullivan, Arthur, British, 1842 - 1900
Gilbert and Sullivan, British, 1871 - 1896
Medium
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (Closed): 11 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28.5 × 20.9 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 1/4 × 16 7/16 × 1/16 in. (28.5 × 41.8 × 0.1 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 2, 1945
Description
Cue vol. 14 no. 22, featuring an illustration of a man standing in front of a theater marquee. The top fourth of the front cover is the masthead. The masthead is in a white field with the magazine title in green text that reads, [CUE], on the left. To the right of the magazine title is black text that reads, [NEW PLAYS · MOVIES / RESTAURANTS / NIGHT LIFE / RADIO / JUNE 2, 1945 · 10 CENTS]. The central illustration is of a man, centrally depicted from the waist up. He is wearing a red tricorn hat, a red cloak, a black coat, and a white cravat. He is holding a black and silver spyglass in his proper left hand and is giving a thumbs-up sign with his proper right hand. In the background, standing under the marquee, are several men wearing suits and Stetson hats, and one man wearing a top hat and monocle. Above the men is a black marquee with the text [Gilbert & Sullivans / “Pinafore”] illustrated in yellow. In the bottom right corner of the illustration is an advertisement for Mount Vernon Brand Rye Whiskey. Below the illustration is a small white field that runs along the bottom edge. In the bottom right corner of the white field is black text that reads, [· MAHATTAN EDITION]. The interior pages are white with black text, black-and-white illustrations, color illustrations, black-and-white photographs, and color photographs. On page 6 of this magazine is an article titled, [A Stage Designer’s Lot Is Not a Happy One / -But It Pays] and features a photograph of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson and the chorus of the musical Memphis Bound. The photograph also depicts Laura Cathrell, a chorus girl, dancing front and center. The magazine has several sections with beauty products reviews, clothing and clothing shop reviews, restaurant reviews, selected restaurant listings, and new films and plays reviews. The magazine also provides listings of current plays, experimental theatre, Off-Broadway plays, radio broadcasts for the week, weekly movie listings and theatres, special films and newsreels, and shortened film reviews. The back cover of the magazine features a full color advertisement for Park & Tilford Whiskey Blend. This magazine issue is forty (40) pages.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Amusements
Cooking and dining
Dance
Entertainers
Hollywood (Film)
Journalism
Mass media
Music
Musicians
Nightlife
Radio
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.274.1
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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