Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Published by:
Toddy Pictures Company, American, 1941 - 1970s  Search this
Subject of:
Louise Beavers, American, 1902 - 1962  Search this
Edward Thompson, American, 1898 - 1960  Search this
John L. Criner, American, 1898 - 1965  Search this
Reginald Fenderson, American, 1911 - 1986  Search this
Monte Hawley, American, 1901 - 1950  Search this
William Lewis Nolte, American, 1889 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 14 1/16 in. (28 × 35.7 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1944
Caption:
The film was originally released as Life Goes On in 1938 and then re-released as His Harlem Wife in 1944.
Description:
Lobby card for the film His Harlem Wife. The card features a large black-and-white picture of two men standing on the right side of the image. The men are dressed in tuxedos. The man in the center of the image, Reginald Fenderson, is holding a gun in his right hand. A third man is lying face down on the right side of the image in front of a safe. In the bottom right corner is a smaller black-and-white image of Louise Beavers. She is wearing a dark colored jacket and a white blouse. She is writing on a notepad. Black text below the large image reads “Toddy Pictures / COMPANY / PRESENTS / Louise CEAVERS in HIS HARLEM WIFE / “LIFE GOES ON” / WITH EDWARD THOMPSON -- LAWRENCE CRINER – REGINALD FENDERSON / MONTE HAWLEY --- DIRECTED BY WILLIAM NOLTE / ALL STAR COLORED CAST.” Printed in black ink in the bottom right corner is [Country of Origin U. S. A.]. The back of the lobby card is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  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:
2019.22.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
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/fd55b313b22-1eff-4d78-b6d1-586ae55cc845
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.22.15