The Black Shield of Falworth lobby card


Original lobby card for Universal International Pictures’ 1954 motion picture, The Black Shield of Falworth. Rudolph Maté directed this historical adventure about a peasant training to become a knight during the reign of King Henry IV. Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, and David Farrar star in this film. This card depicts Myles fighting with Walter Blunt.

Lobby cards were once a popular form of advertisement for motion pictures. The publicity departments of Hollywood studios created cards featuring striking images of their latest films and delivered sets to theatres across the country. Lobby cards were created to entice future audiences and increase ticket sales.

Date Made: 1954

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Movie


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.0017.06.06Accession Number: 2009.0017

Object Name: Movie Stillscardlobby card

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm


Record Id: nmah_654768

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