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Produced by:
Colored Players Film Corp., American  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Henderson, American  Search this
Shingzie Howard, American, 1902 - 1992  Search this
Lawrence Chenault, American, 1877 - 1943  Search this
William A. Clayton Jr., American, 1897 - 1958  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 8 1/4 × 11 1/2 in. (21 × 29.2 cm)
H x W (sheet): 9 1/16 × 12 in. (23 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
posters
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1926
Description:
A single sheet, black and white flier sized advertisement for the film A Prince of His Race. The advertisement featureseight vignettes of scenes from the movie arranged around the center. Each scene has a small card with a caption explaining the scene. At center is black text that reads [THE SURPRISE CREATION / OF THE CENTURY / " A PLAY WITH A PUROSE" / the Most Elaborate All-Colored Production / Ever Conceived / Full of Thrills-Punch-Action-Lavish Scenes / Gorgeous Gowns / Six Months in the Making and at / a Tremendous Cost / A PRINCE OF HIS RACE].
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Film  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.229
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5476bbcab-3b2f-4608-b048-90d750cf53c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.229