silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
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)
gelatin silver prints
United States, North and Central America
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."
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.