Buccaneer's Girl lobby card

Description:

Lobby card for Universal International Pictures’ 1950 motion picture, Buccaneer’s Girl. Frederick De Cordova directed this action film about a New Orleans woman’s wild adventures with a pirate. Yvonne De Carlo, Philip Friend, and Robert Douglas star in this film. This card depicts Frederic Baptiste interrogating Deborah McCoy.

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: 1950

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Movie

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.0017.09.08Accession 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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-a21f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_654944

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