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Cinema Posters, ca. 1937-1953

Collector:
Photographic History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Division of Cultural History (NMAH, SI)
Physical description:
Ink on paper, each approx. 22" x 28"
12 cu. ft.: 5 map drawers: 1000 items
Type:
Film posters
Collection descriptions
Posters
Place:
United States
Date:
1937
1953
ca 1937-1953
20th century
1940-1960
Notes:
Listed as "found in collection," Photographic History.
Summary:
1000 posters advertising feature films, primarily American. Most are mid-1940s Westerns, slapstick comedies, mystery thrillers, and musicals. There are multiple copies of some titles.
Cite as:
Cinema Posters, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Motion pictures
Local number:
1983.0072 (NMAH Acc. No.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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