Harlem on the Prairie Movie Poster

Harlem on the Prairie Movie Poster

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Description (Brief)
Poster for the 1937 film Harlem on the Prairie which was billed as the first “all-colored” western comedy musical. It starred Herb Jeffries, Spencer Williams, and Mantan Moreland. The film is a contrast to the inaccurate but popular Hollywood images of an all-white American frontier.
Object Name
poster
date made
1937
Associated Name
Jeffries, Herb
Williams, Spencer
maker
Morgan Litho., Corp.
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
top section: 27 1/8 in x 41 in; 68.8975 cm x 104.14 cm
bottom section: 53 in x 41 in; 134.62 cm x 104.14 cm
overall: 80 1/8 in x 41 in; 203.5175 cm x 104.14 cm
ID Number
2017.0059.04
accession number
2017.0059
catalog number
2017.0059.04
subject
Motion Pictures
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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