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Distributed by:
Toddy Pictures Company, American, 1941 - 1970s  Search this
Subject of:
Buck and Bubbles, American, founded 1919  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 7 1/16 × 9 1/8 in. (17.9 × 23.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 9 15/16 in. (20.3 × 25.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
film stills
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946
Description:
A black and white movie still for Buck and Bubbles Laugh Jubilee. Starting from the left of the photo is a tall man in a top hat with a white shirt, dark jacket, and dark slacks. He is looking at a woman to his left. The woman in the photograph is wearing a light dress and facing the tall man with her mouth open. In between the man and woman is a shorter man also wearing a top hat, bowtie, white shirt, dark jacket, and dark slacks. Below the picture from left to right is text that reads "Toddy Pictures Co. / Presents "Buck and Bubbles Laugh Jubilee" Starring Buck and Bubbles/ In Streamline Version of their Best Riotous Comedy Subjects/ Released Nationally/ Toddy Pictures Co. / Copyright 1946/ Toddy Pictures."
Statement:
Objects depicting racist and/or stereotypical imagery or language may be offensive and disturbing, but the NMAAHC aims to include them in the Collection to present and preserve the historical context in which they were created and used. Objects of this type provide an important historical record from which to study and evaluate racism.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Race films  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.159
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59df2143c-5472-493f-9f3d-72a42d2939bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.159