Southern Methodist University

Collection of film lobby cards



Overview

Collector: Mary McCord/Edyth Renshaw collection on the performing arts
Title: Collection of film lobby cards
Dates: 1922-1934
Abstract: This collection is comprised of motion picture lobby cards primarily from the early 1930s.
Accession No:
Extent: 9 boxes (1.99 linear feet)
Language: Material is in English
Repository Jerry Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University

Historical Note

Lobby cards are 11x14" prints designed to be displayed at in the lobby areas of theatres showing the film. They consist of eight different images including seven scene cards and a title card.


Scope and Contents of the Collection

The majority of the films in this collection are represented by a complete set (eight 11 x 14 lobby cards) and include the original envelope in excellent condition.

The earliest films in the collection are from the early 1920s and include Camille of Barbary Coast (1925), A Doll’s House (1922), Geared to Go (1924) and The White Sheep (1924).


Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is organized into The collection is organized into one series. It is arranged alphabetically by film title.

Restrictions

Access to Collection:

Collection is open for research use. Appointment with curatorial staff at Hamon Library is required.

Publication Rights:

Permission to publish materials must be obtained from the staff of Jerry Bywaters Special Collections.

Copyright Statement:

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain copyright authorization.


Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following terms in the Southern Methodist University Libraries' online catalog. Researchers desiring related materials may search the catalog using these terms.
Advertising -- Motion pictures.
Film posters, American.
Lobby cards.

Related Materials

This is one of the collections in the McCord/Renshaw collection on the performing arts. Related materials are located in the Bywaters Special Collections of the Hamon Arts Library of Southern Methodist University.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of film lobby cards, McCord/Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts, Jerry Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University.

Acquisition Information

The Collection of film lobby cards was acquired as a component of the McCord/Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts. The McCord/Renshaw Collection originated as the McCord Theatre Museum at Southern Methodist University in 1933. It was transferred to the Hamon Arts Library in 1990.

Finding Aid written by

Emily Grubbs, 2016.

Encoded by

Ada Negraru, 2016.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1

Box Folder
01 01 The Age for Love (1934)
02 Babes in Toyland (1934)
03 Baboona (1934)
04-05 Bachelor of Arts (1934)
06 The Band Plays On (1934)
07 The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
08-10 Behold My Wife (1934)
11 A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
12 The Blonde Captive (1931)
13 Breach of Promise (1932)
14-17 British Agent (1934)
Box Folder
02 01 Camille of the Barbary Coast (1925)
02-04 Chained (1934)
05 City Park (1934)
06 Clearing the Range (1931)
07 Cock O’ the Walk (1930)
08 College Rhythm (1934)
09 The Crusades (1935)
10-13 Death on the Diamond (1934)
14 The Defense Rests (1934)
15-16 A Doll’s House (1922)
17 Dragon Murder Case (1934)
18 Elmer and Elsie (1934)
19 Elinor Norton (1934)
20-21 Enchanted April (1935)
22 Enter Madame (1934)
23-24 Evelyn Prentice 1934
Box Folder
03 01 Ferocious Pal (1934)
02 The Firebird (1934)
03 Fog Over Frisco (1934)
04 The Fountain (1934)
05-06 The Gay Bride (1934
07-09 Geared to Go (1924)
10-16 Girl O My Dreams (1934)
Box Folder
04 01-02 Grand Old Girl (1935)
03-04 The Guilty Generation (1931)
05 Have a Heart (1934)
06 Headlines (1925)
07 Hell Bound (1931)
08-09 Helldorado (1935)
10-11 Hell’s Highway (1932)
12 The Invisible Man (1933)
13 I Sell Anything (1934)
14 It’s a Gift (1934)
15 Jealousy (1934)
16-20 King for a Night (1933)
Box Folder
05 01 Life in the Raw (1933)
02 The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)
03 Lightning Strikes Twice (1934)
04 Little Women (1933)
05 Lottery Lover (1935)
06-07 Lovetime (1934)
08-09 Madame Du Barry (1934)
10 The Man From New Mexico (1932)
11 The Man with Two Faces (1934)
12-13 Marie Galante (1934)
14 The Marines are Coming (1934)
15-17 The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
18 Master of Men (1933)
19 Melody in Spring (1933)
20-21 Men of the Hour (1935)
Box Folder
06 01 Million Dollar Ransom (1934)
02-03 The Moonstone (1934)
04 The Mummy (1932)
05 Murder in the Clouds (1934)
06-08 Music in the Air (1934)
09-10 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935)
11 The Mystery Woman (1935)
12 ‘Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)
13 The Night is Young (1935)
14 Notorious but Nice (1933)
15-17 One More River (1934)
18 One More Spring (1935)
19-21 One Night of Love (1934)
22 Outlaw Justice (1932)
23 Paris Interlude (1934)
Box Folder
07 01-05 The Painted Veil (1934)
06-07 Peck’s Bad Boy (1934)
08-09 The Pursuit of Happiness (1934)
10-11 Rawhide Mail (1934)
12-13 Red Morning (1934)
14 Scarface (1932)
15 The Scarlet Letter (1934)
16-17 Servant’s Entrance (1934
18 She Learned About Sailors (1934)
19-20 She Loves Me Not (1934)
Box Folder
08 01 Soldiers of the Storm (1933)
02 Sorrell and Son (1934)
03-04 St. Louis Kid (1934)
05 Straight from the Heart (1935)
06 Straight is the Way (1934)
07-08 Strange Wives (1934)
09-10 Successful Failure (1934)
11 Sundown Trail (1931)
12 Sunset Trail (1932)
13-14 Sweet Adeline (1934)
15 Too Busy to Work (1932)
16 This Side of Heaven (1934)
17 Under Pressure (1935)
18 Via Pony Express (1933)
Box Folder
09 01 The Way to Love (1933)
02 Wednesday’s Child (1934)
03 We’re Rich Again (1934)
04 Wharf Angel (1934)
05 The White Parade (1934)
06 The White Sheep (1924)
07 Whom the Gods Destroy (1934)
08-09 Wicked Woman (1934)
10 Wild Gold (1934)
11 With Williamson Beneath the Sea (1932)
12 Yankee Don (1931)
13 20 Million Sweethearts (1934)