On View
1968 & Beyond Gallery
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
Distributed by
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000
Subject of
Grier, Pam, American, born 1949
William Elliott, American, 1934 - 1983
American International Pictures, 1956 - 1980
ink on cardboard
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
A color lobby card for the movie "Coffy." Large black-and-white still from the movie is in the top left corner of the white poster, with Pam Grier playing Coffy on the left with William Elliot as Carter, in a Metropolitan Police uniform, looking at each other holding hands. To the right of the black-and-white image are a collage of color drawings of scenes from the movie with [She's the / "GODMOTHER" / of them / all!] in red type above the images. In the bottom left corner in dark red reads ["Coffy"], while underneath in black, reads [Samuel Z. Arkoff presents an American International Picture "COFFY" starring PAM GRIER and/BOOKER BRADSHAW • ROBERT DOQUI • WILLIAM ELLIOTT • ALLAN ARBUS • SID HAIG/Produced by Robert A. Papazian • Written and Directed by Jack Hill • COLOR by Movielab as Vitroni as Omar/COPYRIGHT (C) 1973 AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PICTURES, INC.] in various text sizes. In the bottom right corner there is a movie rating box ("R" rated) and smaller text, along with [73/157], all in black ink.
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
lobby cards
Blaxploitation films
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc & Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Permission required for use.

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