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Sack Amusement Enterprises, American, 1920 - 1979  Search this
Subject of:
Noble Sissle, American, 1889 - 1975  Search this
Alfred N. Sack, American, 1898 - 1969  Search this
Bob Howard, American, 1906 - 1986  Search this
Elmer Williams, American, 1916 - 1994  Search this
George P. Quigley, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (28 × 35.5 cm)
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Lobby card for the 1941 film Murder with Music. The card is yellowish-orange with black text and images. On the left side of the card is a caricature image of a man hovering over a house. Below this is a photographic image of a man slumped over a piano with numerous men and women standing around him. Small, printed text in the top left corner reads [ALFRED N. SACK Presents]. A large photographic image in the center of the card shows two women sitting at a table. Papers and a telephone are on the table. The woman on the left is wearing a uniform. The woman on the right is wearing a black dress. Printed below the picture is [MURDER WITH MUSIC / BOB HOWARD ALL-STAR COLORED CAST and NOBLE SISSLE – SKIPPY WILLIAMS / And / ORCHESTRAS]. A Sack Amusement Enterprises logo is in the bottom left corner. Printed in small text at the bottom of the card is [Distributed by SACK AMUSEMENT ENTERPRISES] and [Directed by GEORGE P. QUIGLEY]. The back of the card is blank.
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture